Admissions and Visits


Admission to the Program

Each program in the College of Allied Health Sciences administers its own application process. Use the program links listed below to learn about prerequisite courses, application materials, and important deadlines.

Since only a limited number of places are available in these programs, students should complete the application process by the date indicated. Notification of acceptance or non-acceptance will be made prior to registration for the succeeding semester and/or summer school term unless otherwise indicated.

Admission Deadlines

The schedule of application deadline dates for each department in the College of Allied Health Sciences is shown below.

ProgramApplication Deadline Date
AuD, AudiologyFebruary 1
MS, Clinical CounselingMay 15 (fall semester)
October 20 (spring semester)
BS, Clinical Laboratory ScienceFebruary 1
MS, Communication Sciences and DisordersJanuary 15
PhD, Counselor Preparation and ResearchMarch 15 (fall semester)
October 1 (spring semester)
May 5 (summer 1/11-week sessions)
June 15 (summer 2 session)
MS, Health Informatics and Information ManagementMay 1 (fall semester)
October 15 (spring semester)
BS, Health Information Management and BS, Health Services ManagementFebruary 1
BS, Nutrition and DieteticsFebruary 1
MS, NutritionAugust 1
MS, Occupational TherapyOctober 15
MS, Physician Assistant StudiesSeptember 1
DPT, Physical TherapySeptember 15
MS, Rehabilitation CounselingMarch 1 (fall semester)
October 1 (spring semester)
PhD, Rehabilitation SciencesRolling
BS, Rehabilitation ServicesFebruary 15 (fall semester)
September 30 (spring semester)
BS, Speech and Hearing SciencesFebruary 3

Admission to the University

Students applying for admission to the professional and graduate level programs of the College of Allied Health Sciences must be fully admitted to the university. Application to the university is a separate process; students should contact the ECU Office of Admissions or the ECU Graduate School for application materials and procedures. Admission to the university, however, does not guarantee admission to a program. Students must also complete the application process as specified by the departments.

Residents of North Carolina will be given preference in admission to all programs of the College of Allied Health Sciences.

East Carolina University encourages and gives full consideration to all applicants for admissions and financial aid regardless of race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age or handicap. The University is committed to attracting candidates who will help to make the population of health care professionals more representative of the national population.


Visits to the University

Individual and Family Visits

Both Undergraduate Admissions and the Graduate School organize tours for interested students. Each event shows visitors select areas of campus. Review the tour or program description carefully to learn more about what is offered.
Request an Undergraduate Admissions Visit

Request a Graduate School Tour

Select programs in the College of Allied Health Sciences host visits for interested and/or admitted students.┬áProgram Directors or chosen representatives may also meet individually with students as schedules permit. Visit your program’s website (linked in the table above) for more information.

Group Visits

Undergraduate Admissions offers special tours for groups of 10 or more – as resources are available.
Request a Group Tour for Elementary, Middle, and High Schoolers