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Admission Requirements

Admissions Requirements

The Health Care Management program is available for both freshmen (link and transfer (link students who meet regular University requirements.

Prospective students may complete their University Core Curriculum (UCC link here) requirements and career electives at approved institutions, provided that the four-year school and residence requirements are met. 

Completing courses at any accredited college or university may satisfy the 39-hour University Core curriculum requirements; credit received through CLEP, USAFI, DANTES; or through proficiency examinations.  The Capstone Option is available to students who have obtained a business or healthcare-related Associate of Applied Science degree, or its equivalent, and who have a GPA of at least 2.3 on a 4.0 scale (SIU calculation) on all work prior to the completion of the Associate of Applied Science degree.  Application to the Capstone Option must be made no later than the end of the student’s first semester or 12 semester hours in the baccalaureate degree program.  Here, more information about the Capstone Option (link can be found. 

For more admission information, please contact Academic Advisor, Grace Collings, M.S. at 618-453-7172 or at


To apply for the online HCM program, visit the Undergraduate admissions website (link  There are no additional admission or application requirements. 

 Program Costs

Visit the tuition and Fees Calculator for an estimate of your costs.  Some courses will require the purchase of textbooks or other materials. 

For questions about financial aid, please visit the SIU Financial Aid website. (link