Admission to Health Care Programs for Fall 2021

The Health Sciences Programs have a limited number of openings for students wishing to enroll for Fall 2021. The process to pursue this opportunity is called Direct Admission. The programs available are:

  • Bioscience
  • Registered Nursing
  • Respiratory Care
  • Physical Therapy
  • Practical Nursing

Direct Admission Process

Speak to the guidance counselor at your school. They will help you begin the process to enroll at NC State.

Contact Amy Burns to connect with the application and prerequisite requirements of the program you are interested in pursuing.

Academic Requirements

General Education requirements are listed on the curriculum worksheet for each program. These may include:

  • ENGL1010
  • BIOL1730, BIOL1730, BIOL2751 and BIOL2752
  • CHEM1030
  • PSYC1010 and PSYC2010
  • STAT1010

If you are in College Credit Plus classes, you must have a grade of 77% or above. Again, connect with Amy Burns to determine the requirements for your program of interest.

Application Deadlines

Contact Amy Burns to make sure you have up to date information regarding deadlines to apply to your program of interest.

Information Sessions

All Health Science Programs require you to attend an information session. Attendance is mandatory for all applicants.

During the information session, the program director will provide an overview of the entire program and answer any questions you have about the application.

An acceptable Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation (BCI&I) report/FBI background check and drug screening is required in order to begin the clinical sequence for some of these programs.