Program Prerequisites

To be completed prior to matriculation:

  • Bachelor’s degree earned or a minimum of 90 credits completed
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher within the best 90 credits
  • Minimum of 24 credits in the physical/life sciences with a “C” or better in each course (half of the classes comprising the 24 credits must contain labs)
  • Recommended coursework completed in the following areas (not required for admission):
    • Biology with lab
    • General Chemistry with lab
    • Organic Chemistry with lab
    • Physics with lab

Required Materials for Admission

  • Application
  • Official Transcripts (from every school attended)
  • Three Recommendation Letters
    • Letters must be signed and come from professional references (one must come from a health care provider)
  • Personal Statement
    • In 250-500 words, detail why you are seeking this degree, how you expect to apply the D.C. degree to your professional career after graduation, and why you seek to pursue your degree at the University of Bridgeport
  • Interview
    • The Office of Admissions will schedule an interview for each candidate who meets admissions requirements

All admissions materials should be sent to the:
Office of Admissions
126 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604


Rolling Admissions – completed application and all supporting documents must be received by:

  • July 15 for the Fall semester beginning in August
  • December 1 for the Spring semester beginning in January

More information may be found at UB’s Office of Admissions. 



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