UC Blue Ash College

Selective Program Admission Requirements

The program admission criteria for the programs that use selective program admission is almost identical. However, there may be some differences or extra requirements depending on the program. These pages breakdown the required criteria for each of the programs.

Dental Hygiene Minimum Requirements

The minimum requirements for Dental Hygiene includes confirmed admission to the University of Cincinnati and specific levels of achievement in biology, chemistry, math, English and grade point average (GPA). See the chart at the details page for the specifics regarding these minimum requirements.

In addition, a short essay and on-site observation are required as a part of the Dental Hygiene selective application process.

Nursing Minimum Requirements

The minimum requirements for Nursing RN, Technology includes confirmed admission to the University of Cincinnati and specific levels of achievement in biology, chemistry, math, English and grade point average (GPA). See the chart at the details page for the specifics regarding these minimum requirements.

For the Nursing, RN technology program, applicants will also be required to complete a Nursing Admission Test.

Medical Assisting Services Minimum Requirements

The minimum requirements for Medical Assisting Services includes confirmed admission to the University of Cincinnati and specific levels of achievement in biology, chemistry, math, English and grade point average (GPA). See the chart at the details page for the specifics regarding these minimum requirements.

A Reflective Essay is also required as a part of the selective admission application for Medical Assisting.

Radiologic Technology Minimum Requirements

The minimum requirements for Radiologic Technology includes confirmed admission to the University of Cincinnati and specific levels of achievement in biology, chemistry, math, English and grade point average (GPA). See the chart at the details page for the specifics regarding these minimum requirements.

A Reflective Essay is also required as a part of the selective admission application for Radiologic Technology.

Veterinary Technology Minimum Requirements

The minimum requirements for Veterinary Technology includes confirmed admission to the University of Cincinnati and specific levels of achievement in biology, chemistry, math, English and grade point average (GPA). See the chart at the details page for the specifics regarding these minimum requirements.

A Reflective Essay is also required as a part of the selective admission application for Veterinary Technology.

Additional Important Information

  • Application to these health programs does not guarantee admission and students can apply to any one selective admission program only twice. Students who meet minimum qualifications will be considered for regular decision admission and will be notified by May 31.
  • Students who do not return the acceptance form by the date listed in their letter/email will be removed from the admission list and their space may be offered to the next most qualified student.
  • Following acceptance to the health programs, students must meet the following requirements:
    1. Attend mandatory orientation sessions
    2. Purchase appropriate uniforms, supplies, and educational materials
    3. Document current immunizations
    4. Document health care provider CPR certification
    5. Arrange for personal transportation to and from clinical sites
    6. Undergo background checks and drug testing as may be required by the program or the clinical site
    7. Meet additional program specific requirements. See program information for details:

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Contact Information

Have general questions about selective program admissions or questions about the requirements for a specific program? Here is the contact information for the advising center and each of the programs.

Email or call us with any questions, we are happy to assist!

Dental Hygiene
Walters Hall | Room 189
Phone: 513-745-5635
dentalhygiene@ucblueash.edu

Medical Assisting
Allied Health Department
Muntz Hall | Room 140
Phone: 513-936-1631
luanna.schwaeble@uc.edu

Nursing
Walters Hall | Room 289
Phone: 513-745-5665
nursing@ucblueash.edu

Radiologic Technology
Allied Health Department
Muntz Hall | Room 140
Phone: 513-936-1631
luanna.schwaeble@uc.edu

Veterinary Technology Department
Stacey Benton, DVM
Phone: 513-936-1506
bentonsy@ucmail.uc.edu

Advising Center
Muntz Hall | Room 125
Phone: 513-745-5753
advising@ucblueash.edu