College Admission Criteria

Bethesda College of Health Sciences is an equal opportunity/equal access institution and admits students without consideration to age, religion, creed, ethnic origin, marital status, race, sex, or disability.  Students who meet the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) criteria must be able to meet the program objectives in order to graduate.

Admission to the College 
Application availability and deadline submission are published on the College website. Prerequisite and general education courses must be obtained prior to admission to the Bethesda College of Health Sciences. The following items are required for admission to the college: 

  1. Have an overall GPA of at least 2.5 in college with a minimum of program required credits.
  2. Official sealed college transcripts sent from all institutions attended
  3. Each program pre-requisite and general education components from a nationally or regionally accredited institution, must have a grade of C or higher. The program prerequisite and general education courses include the state-wide course numbers and titles from the Florida College/University System.
  4. Completed application
  5. Criminal background check, drug screen and immunizations on file
  6. Submission of application fee of $100 paid through PayPal.  
  7. High School diploma or GED verification (Official H.S. transcripts sent along with College application)
  8. Submission of a typed 250-word essay regarding your interest in becoming a professional nurse or radiographer uploaded to the application

Once the application and all required information are on file, we will confirm receipt of all information by e-mail. Final acceptance into the College is dependent upon medical clearances and background checks.

NOTE:  If the student is under the age of 18, a parent’s signature will be required for entrance.

Acceptance of Transfer Credits

Bethesda College of Health Sciences accepts transfer credit from another nationally or regionally accredited institution.

Courses more than 10 years old are not transferable.

Courses identified by the State of Florida Common Course Number System will transfer automatically into the College.  Courses without this designation will be evaluated individually by the program faculty. 

Transcripts from High Schools, Colleges and Universities outside of the United States must be evaluated and translated by an approved evaluating agency and sent directly to Bethesda College of Health Sciences.

In all cases, students will be notified regarding the acceptance into their official academic record at the College of courses from another institution.