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Advising Support and Admission Requirements - BHSA

Current and prospective students of the Bachelor of Health Services Administration (BHSA) program receive advising support from the Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing and Health Sciences’ Office of Student Services:

  • Location:  Modesto A. Maidique Campus | AHC3 – Rm. 121 | 11200 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL  33199
  • Phone:  (305) 348-7709 – call to schedule an appointment  
  • Student Services Office Hours:  8:30am to 5:00pm from Monday - Friday

 

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Admissions Requirements

Students seeking admission into the upper division of the BHSA program must meet the following minimum requirements:

  1. Completed 60 hours of course work or have completed the Associate in Arts degree, or its equivalent, at an accredited college or university.
  2. Satisfied the general University requirements for admission, including the University's Core Curriculum requirements.
  3. Met the University's lower division requirements.
  4. Complete the following BHSA prerequisite courses as part of their 60 credit-hours of lower-division course work and achieve a minimum "C" required grade in any one course for the following required prerequisites:

Course #

Course Title

Prerequisites

ECO 2023

Principles of Microeconomics

None

ACG 2021

Accounting for Decisions

ECO 2023

ACG 3301

Accounting for Planning and Control

ACG 2021 or equivalent

CGS 2060

Introduction to Microcomputers

None

STA 2122 or

STA 3111 or

STA 3145 or

STA 2023

Introduction to Statistics I or

Statistic I or

Statistics for the Health Professions or

Statistics for Business and Economics

High School Algebra

  1. Have achieved a minimum overall grade point average of 2.5 or higher.
  2. Recommended for admission by the Admissions Committee.

Minor in Health Services Administration

A 5-course Minor in Health Services Administration is available to baccalaureate degree seeking students who have:

  • A minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Completed 60 lower division hours; and
  • An interest in careers in health services administration or who wish to examine the administrative aspects of health services delivery

Fifteen (15) hours in Health Services Administration are required:

  • Six (6) required credit hours;
  • Nine (9) credit hours of electives

Students Must earn a “C” or higher to count towards a Minor in Health Services Administration.



Advising Support and Admission Requirements - MHSA

Current and prospective students of the Master of Health Services Administration (MHSA) program receive advising support from the Program.

  • Location:  Modesto A. Maidique Campus | AHC3 – Rm. 320 | 11200 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL  33199
  • Phone:  (305) 348-4513 
  • Office Hours:  8:30am to 5:00pm from Monday - Friday

Admissions Documents

A student wishing to enroll in the graduate program must complete the following:

  • Complete the online graduate admissions application.
  • Have official transcripts of all previously earned college or university credits sent to the University Admissions Office.
  • Submit score on the GRE or GMAT.
  • All applications for admission should be reviewed by the Department no later than two months preceding the semester in which the student wishes to commence the program. Admissions are accepted for Fall and Spring Semesters only. A maximum of 12 semester hours taken as an affiliated student can be used toward the degree. Affiliated status does not guarantee admission to the degree program.

International Students

Official TOEFL/IELTS passing scores, if required. When requesting official scores, please refer to FIU Institution code 5206. TOEFL / IELTS scores are valid for two years.

Official transcript translation: If official transcripts are not in English, a second copy of the transcript must be requested for translation by an official translation agency. Both the official translation, as well as the original transcripts, must be submitted to FIU.

A copy of diploma (an official copy may be requested in certain cases).

Official transcripts/translations must be submitted directly by the respective institution(s) in electronic format or mailed in a sealed institution envelope to: 

FIU Online
Florida International University
11200 SW 8th Street, MANGO 540
Miami, FL 33199

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