University of Southern Indiana

Program Admission

Requirements

The Health Services Core and Specialty prerequisites must be completed prior to consideration for admission. Until an admission decision has been made, the student will be in a Pre-Specialty status. Admission decisions will be based on a minimum 2.75 GPA overall at USI. Maximum specialty capacity is forty (40) students per cohort. If an excess number of applications are received for a specialty, the student's overall GPA in the Health Services Core and Specialty Prerequisites will be the deciding factor. The Degree Completion or Generalist options are also available should the student prefer.

To be considered for admission to the health services program, students must complete the following requirements:

How to Apply

  • Make sure you meet the admission requirements stated above.

  • Submit an application to the USI Health Services Program by March 1st of the calendar year you desire admission to the program. Download an application

Applications can be emailed to cnhpadmissions@usi.edu or mailed / delivered to the address below: 

USI Health Services Program Admissions 
University of Southern Indiana
College of Nursing and Health Professions
8600 University Boulevard, HP 2145
Evansville, Indiana 47712


Prerequisites and pre-admission recommended courses

Gerontology Specialty

Pre-Admission Recommended Courses 
ENG 210: Technical Writing 

Pre-admission Required Courses (not included in hours count for major) 
PSY 201: Introduction to Psychology 
Math 111: College Algebra 

Pre-admission Required Health Services Core Courses (15 hours) (“C” grade or higher) 
HP 211: The Health Care Delivery System 
GERO 215: Gerontology 
PH 284: Public Health 
HP 302: Biostatistics 
HP 356: Ethics and Health Care

Health Administration Specialty

Pre-Admission Recommended Courses
ECON 175: Fundamentals of Economics or equivalent
POLS 102: Intro to American Politics
ACCT 201: Accounting Principles I
HP115: Medical Terminology

Pre-admission Required Courses (not included in hours count for major)
ENG 210: Technical Writing
CIS 151: Computer Applications in Business
MATH 111: College Algebra

Pre-admission Required Health Services Core Courses (15 hours) ("C" grade or higher)
HP 211: The Health Care Delivery System
GERO 215: Gerontology
PH 284: Public Health
HP 302: Biostatistics
HP 356: Ethics and Health Care

Health Promotion and Workplace Wellness Specialty

Pre-Admission Recommended Courses
ENG 210: Technical Writing
CIS 151: Computer Applications in Business

Pre-Admission Required Courses (not included in hours for major)
HP 115: Medical Terminology
Math 111: College Algebra

Pre-Admission Required Health Services Core Courses (15 hours) ("C" grade or higher)
HP 211: The Health Care Delivery System
GERO 215: Gerontology
HP 302: Biostatistics
PH 284: Public Health
HP 356: Ethics and Health Care

Long Term Care Administration Specialty

Pre-Admission Recommended Courses
ENG 210: Technical Writing
HP 115: Medical Terminology
ECON 175: Fundamentals of Economics
CIS 151: Computer Applications in Business
ACCT 201: Accounting Principles I

Pre-admission Required Courses (not included in hours count for major)
PSY 201: Introduction to Psychology
Math 111: College Algebra

Pre-admission Required Health Services Core Courses (15 hours) (“C” grade or higher)
HP 211: The Health Care Delivery System
GERO 215: Gerontology
PH 284: Public Health
HP 302: Biostatistics
HP 356: Ethics and Health Care

Public Health Specialty

Pre-Admission Recommended Courses
ENG 210: Technical Writing
BIOL 251: Environmental Conservation
CIS 151: Computer Applications in Business

Pre-Admission Required Courses (not included in hours count for major)
HP 115: Medical Terminology
Math 111: College Algebra

Pre-Admission Required Health Services Core Courses (15 hours) (“C” grade or higher)
HP 211: The Health Care Delivery System
GERO 215: Gerontology
HP 302: Biostatistics
PH 284: Public Health
HP 356: Ethics and Health Care


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