General Studies in Pre-Health Sciences


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Welcome to the General Studies in Pre-Health Sciences Program

Nurse? Paramedic? Sonographer? Veterinary tech? Wherever your healthcare career is headed, it can begin in Austin Community College’s General Studies in Pre-Health Sciences Program. Because health sciences is a select-admissions area of study, you must first complete requirements and be accepted into one of our programs before you can declare it as a major. The General Studies in Pre-Health Sciences Program allows you to declare a Health Sciences major while you pick up crucial skills and prerequisite credits that prepare you to apply to your chosen program. Learn more by following the links below.

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General Studies in Pre-Health Sciences Updates

  • TEAS Testing Requirements for Health Sciences Applicants

    A TEAS Exam score is required to apply to the following programs: Dental Hygiene, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Physical Therapist Assistant, Radiology, Sonography, and Vocational Nursing.

    If you are not applying to one of the programs above, then you are not required to take the TEAS Exam at this time. Please refer to the Application Process page for your program to see all application requirements.

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  • Anatomy and Physiology I Assessment Testing Suspended for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Registration

    Due to COVID-19 and in response to ACC campuses limiting access to essential personnel only, the A&P I Assessment Test has been suspended for the remainder of the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 registration periods.

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  • NEW Application Submission Process During Coronavirus Pandemic

    Due to public safety concerns, applications will not be accepted in person until further notice. Effective immediately, applicants for all Health Sciences programs except Associate Degree Nursing, Mobility Nursing, RN-to-BSN, and Sonography should follow these instructions when submitting their application and supporting documents:

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