Students intending to enroll in the Health Care Management program must meet all UAB undergraduate admission and academic requirements. All applications to the program are completed through the UAB undergraduate admissions process.

Requirements

1. Program Admission from High School

Entering freshmen must be a graduate of an accredited high school. Students are admitted to the program and designated as General Manager until meeting with an advisor to consider a concentration. Students admitted to one of the Fast Track Programs must meet additional requirements.

General Manager Track

  • Must have a high school grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

Long Term Care and Pre-Professional Tracks

  • Must have a high school grade point average of 2.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

Fast Tracks

  • HCM and Health Informatics
    • Must have a high school grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
    • Must be eligible for placement in EH 101 and MA 105 or higher.
  • HCM and Healthcare Quality and Safety
    • Must have a high school grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
    • Two years of experience in healthcare.
    • Must be eligible for placement in EH 101 and MA 105 or higher.
  • HCM and Occupational Therapy
  • *The program is not currently accepting applications during the transition of the entry level Master of Science in Occupational Therapy program. We will resume accepting applications for admission in the Fall of 2020.

    For further information, please contact Gavin Jenkins, PhD., at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 205-934-5437.

    • Must have a high school grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
    • Must have achieved an ACT Composite Score of 24 or higher
    • Must be eligible for placement in EH 101 and MA 105 or higher.

2. Program Admission from Community College or University, including UAB

General Manager Track

  • Must have an overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
  • Must have a UAB institutional GPA of 2.5, if applicable

Clinical Manager Track

  • Credential or license in a health professions discipline through a certificate and/or associate‚Äôs degree program.
  • Must have a UAB institutional GPA of 2.5, if applicable.

Long Term Care and Pre-Professional Tracks

  • Must have an overall point average of 2.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
  • Must have a UAB institutional GPA of 2.75, if applicable.

Fast Tracks

  • HCM and Health Informatics
    • Must have an overall school grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
    • Must be eligible for placement in EH 101 and MA 105 or higher.
    • Must have a UAB institutional GPA of 2.5, if applicable.
  • HCM and Healthcare Quality and Safety
    • Must have an overall school grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
    • Two years of experience in healthcare.
    • Must be eligible for placement in EH 101 and MA 105 or higher.
    • Must have a UAB institutional GPA of 2.5, if applicable.
  • HCM and Occupational Therapy
  • *The program is not currently accepting applications during the transition of the entry level Master of Science in Occupational Therapy program. We will resume accepting applications for admission in the Fall of 2020.

    For further information, please contact Gavin Jenkins, PhD., at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 205-934-5437.

    • Must be a freshman with less than 30 hours of coursework at the time of transfer.
    • Must have an overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
    • Must have achieved an ACT Composite Score of 24 or higher.
    • Must be eligible for placement in EH 101 and MA 105 or higher.

3. Other Program Requirements

  • Drug screen and background check - Students are required to complete a background check and drug screening upon admission to the program. Instructions for requesting the background check and appropriate consent forms are provided at the time of the program admission.