Admissions Requirements

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Program Prerequisites

  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent (120 completed semester hours) from an accredited institution or recognized international institution
  • Required cumulative GPA of 2.9 or higher in the science prerequisites
  • Prerequisites completed prior to matriculation:
    • Biology – 6 semester hours
    • Chemistry – 6 semester hours
    • English – 6 semester hours
    • Psychology – 3 semester hours
    • Social Science – 3 semester hours

Required Materials

  • Application
  • Official transcripts from all schools attended
  • Two letters of recommendation
    • Letters must come from employers, professors or professional associates
  • Personal statement 
    • In 250–500 words, detail why you are seeking this degree, how you expect to apply your degree to your professional career after graduation and why you seek to pursue your degree through the University of Bridgeport


International Applicants

Please consult the International Admissions requirements page here, or for specific queries, contact your admissions counselor here.


  • We review applications on a rolling basis for a fall start term only. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit a completed application and all supporting materials by July 15th for priority consideration.
  • Spring deadline: December 1st
  • Summer deadline: April 15th