Respiratory Care Early Acceptance (3+2) Program Admission Requirements
The student can apply after completion of 12 semester credit hours (SCH) in their program of study for Biology or Kinesiology at UTSA. Applications have to be submitted on or before the completion of 60 SCH at UTSA in the student's program of study.
Applications and support materials will be reviewed by the RCEAP selection committee, which consists of faculty from UT Health San Antonio and UTSA. In addition to the academic criteria, the following may be considered in selecting students for admissions to the RCEAP:
- Work experience
- Honors and awards
- Extracurricular activities
- Interest in health professions
- Community/volunteer service
The deadline to submit an application is April 1. Interviews will be conducted in April.
Eligible applicants must be full-time UTSA students majoring in Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology or Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology (Kinesiology and Health Science Concentration) who have completed at least 12 semester credit hours (SCH) of coursework at UTSA in their program of study.
Minimum overall UTSA GPA ≥ 3.0 and a GPA of ≥ 3.0 in all college science/math coursework (unless only one science or math course has been taken). For students to maintain eligibility in the RCEAP program, students must complete the first three years of the curriculum in either the BS in Biology program or the BS in Kinesiology (Kinesiology and Health Science Concentration) program, including the core curriculum requirements at UTSA with an overall GPA ≥ 3.0 and a cumulative GPA ≥ 3.0 in all science coursework.