Functions of Medical Technologists
Each year, the Department
of Laboratory Sciences selects a limited number of applicants for admission to the program. The deadline for
completed applications is May 15 for Fall. A
minimum grade point average of 2.50 is required in the science/math
courses. A minimum grade point average of 2.50 is also required in the general education courses to be considered for admission
to the program. In the event the class is not filled by those
applicants, the application deadline may be extended to as late as
August 1. Complete applications include:
Admission: The College of Health Professions Application
for Admission is required.* You may choose to
apply directly online
by clicking here or you may
print a copy of the application, then complete and mail it to
the address on the form.
$40.00 non-refundable fee is required and must accompany the
application. (If applying to multiple programs, a $40.00 fee is
required for the first program and $10.00 for each additional
Transcripts: Arrange for each college or university you have
attended to forward an official transcript of your course work.
Qualified applicants are contacted to arrange an advising session after
receipt of application and all official transcripts. This session will
be scheduled during the Spring Semester.
The early application
deadline is March 1. Students who meet the criteria for Early
Acceptance for Academic Achievement may be promptly notified of
acceptance to the professional program. Such acceptance is
contingent upon satisfactory completion of remaining prerequisites.
The criteria for Early Acceptance for Academic Achievement are:
(a) completed application on file; (b) 65 semester credits (SC)
including a minimum of 12 SC of required biology courses, 8 SC of
required chemistry courses, and a 3.0 or higher GPA; and (c) a
satisfactory advisory session.
Transcripts ï¿½issued to
the studentï¿½ will not substitute for official transcripts forwarded
directly to the College of Health Professions by the institution
issuing the transcripts.
Arkansas residency will
be considered during selection for admission.
considered without regard to race, color, gender, age, sexual
orientation, religion, national origin or disability status as a
criterion in deciding against any individual in matters of admission,
placement, transfer, hiring, dismissal, compensation, fringe benefits,
training, tuition assistance, and other personnel or
All documents should be
submitted to: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, College of
Health Professions, Office of Student Affairs, UAMS, # 619, 4301
West Markham Street, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205. Telephone: (501)
*Admission Requirements for Foreign, Non-permanent Resident Alien, and
Non-native English Speakers:
applicants who are not United States citizens or permanent
resident aliens or for whom English is not their native
language must meet additional admission requirements. Please
consult the Admission/Academic Information section of the CHP
Catalog found at
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