First Time In College or Former Students Returning

The Enrollment Management Office at Howard University resolves issues related to applicaitons registering as a First Time in College (FTIC) or Former Students Returning (FSR)

Admissions Criteria

The College of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences, Department of Health Sciences and Management, Health Management Sciences Program in the Division of Allied Health Sciences admits eligible applicants who have graduated from secondary schools based on the following criteria:

  • Rank in the upper 50th percentile of the graduation class.
  • Obtain a minimum Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) scores of 500 mathematics and 500 verbal (SATC 1000), or 21 in each area on the American College Test (ACT).
  • Applicants seeking admissions based on the General Education Development (GED) diploma must have equivalent courses and performances as specified in the aforementioned criteria.
  • Applicants, who fail to meet the minimum test score requirements as stated, must enroll in appropriate academic reinforcement course(s) in the Center for Academic Reinforcement (CAR), and carry not more than 12 semester hours while enrolled in CAR courses, as a condition of admission.
  • Complete the undergraduate university application ONLINE with payment of $45 (No personal checks or cash).
  • Submit proof of payment of registration and admissions fees online to the department.
  • Preliminary screening of applications will be administered by the Enrollment Management Office.
  • Applications which meet required criteria of admissions will decided by the Enrolment Management Office. However, on case by case by case basis, applications that require secondary review will be referred to the Chair and Appointed Faculty Committee in the Department of Health Science and Management/Health Management Sciences Program.  The secondary review process will include applicant’s portfolio which includes a statement of interest, personal biodata, academic transcripts and proof of standard tests for final decision and disposition forwarded to the Enrollment Management Office for appropriate actions.