Admissions Criteria

Application: Allied Health Centralized Application Service (AHCAS)
AHCAS 2020-2021 Application Opens: September 2020
Application Deadline: January 15, 2021
Classes begin: May 24, 2021

The LSU Health Shreveport BS Cardiopulmonary Science Program accepts applications for admission via the Allied Health Centralized Application Service (AHCAS). Applicants should send all application materials directly to AHCAS. Applicants should NOT send any application documents directly to the Program or LSU Health Shreveport.


The following are minimum admission requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Cardiopulmonary Science Program:

1. Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) for all required pre-requisite courses. 

2. Pre-requisite courses earned from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university by the first day of class:

PRE-REQUISITE COURSE NAME

HOURS

English Composition

6

Mathematics

6

General Biology / Lab

4

General Chemistry / Lab

4

General Physics / Lab

4

Microbiology / Lab

4

Human Anatomy/Physiology 1 and II/Lab

8

Science Elective*

3

Fine Arts Requirement**

3

Humanities***

9

Social/Behavioral Science 100 level****

3

Social/Behavioral Science 200 level****

3

TOTAL HOURS

57

*Science Electives: 7 hours of science electives are mandated with one course/lab being consecutive course in Biology, Chemistry, or Physics. Recommended Courses include Human Physiology, Organic Chemistry, etc.
***Humanities: English Literature, Technical Writing, Advanced Composition, Foreign Language, History, Speech, Communications, Philosophy or Religious Studies
**Fine Arts Requirement: 3 hours of credit from Art, Dance, Music or Theater
****Social / Behavioral Sciences: Psychology, Sociology, Economics, Geography, Anthropology and Political Science

3. After initial processing of applications, selected applicants will be contacted to arrange an interview.

4. Accepted students must certify that they meet the technical standards established by the program with or without reasonable accommodations. 

 

Prospective students interested in a pre-requisite course check are invited to email unofficial college transcripts to the Interim Program Director, Tim Gilmore, PhD, RRT at tgilm1@lsuhsc.edu. 

Residents of AR and TX are eligible for in-state tuition rates!

CONTACT

Student Admissions Office
(318) 813-2908
ShvAHStudentAffairs@lsuhsc.edu

Cardiopulmonary Science
Department Office

Emily Jusselin, CPS Coordinator
(318) 813-2910
ehear1@lsuhsc.edu