All applications to the Biomedical Sciences program are completed through the UAB undergraduate admissions process.

Requirements

1. Students must declare the Biomedical Sciences major

  • Complete the UAB undergraduate application form.
  • Submit the application fee and all required supporting documentation to UAB Undergraduate Admissions. Visit www.uab.edu/apply for details.
  • If you are enrolled at UAB in another major, complete the Change of School/Major Request using the online form on BlazerNET.

2. Program Admission for Entering Freshman

  • Overall GPA of 2.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
  • Achieve an ACT Composite Score of 22 or higher.*
  • Must place in or earned credit for college-level English Composition (EH 101) or higher and Pre-Calculus Algebra (MA 105) or higher.
  • Must meet all UAB undergraduate admissions requirements.
  • If accepted, complete the UAB medical history questionnaire and physical, provide proof of required immunizations, and receive satisfactory screening by the UAB Medical Center Student Health Service.
  • If accepted, a background check and drug screening will be required at admission and may be required prior to any practicum or lab placement.
*Test Optional students will be reviewed on an individual basis.

3. Program Admission for Transfer students and UAB students

  • Must meet all UAB undergraduate admission and academic requirements.
  • If accepted, complete the UAB medical history questionnaire and physical, provide proof of required immunizations, and receive satisfactory screening by the UAB Medical Center Student Health Service.
  • Must hold a 2.75 or higher Overall GPA on a 4.0 scale and 2.0 UAB Institutional GPA (currently enrolled students and former UAB students only).
  • Must place in or earned credit for college-level English Composition (EH 101) or higher and Pre-Calculus Algebra (MA 105) or higher.
  • If accepted, a background check and drug screening will be required at admission and may be required prior to any practicum or lab placement.

4. Other Biomedical Sciences Program Requirements

  • A minimum 2.75 Overall GPA and 2.00 UAB institutional GPA must be maintained to remain enrolled in the program.