Whether you are a high school student considering pursuing the sciences as a major, a transfer student looking to complete your degree, a current member of the workforce looking to “bulk up” your knowledge of the sciences, or a parent hoping to assist your student in their journey, the College of Sciences and Health Professions at Cleveland State University welcomes you! In addition to exploring the information contained on our website, prospective students can contact the College of Science Dean’s Office at 216-687-5580 to speak with the Manager of Student Affairs regarding any questions or concerns that they may have.
Information for High School Students and Their Parents
Our programs offer challenging coursework, caring faculty, and a broad array of career opportunities. If you are just beginning your exploration, we suggest you check out our Resources for Students pages, which are packed with information about careers as well as the services offered here at Cleveland State. If have already done your exploration and know which specific programs you are interested in, check out our homepage or our Academic Departments pages to find our academic departments and more specific information about the degrees that they offer. In order to get a taste of the exciting research being done or the awards being earned by our current and former students, browse our News/Events pages. And, if your school offers Advanced Placement courses, you’ll be happy to know that Cleveland State accepts AP credit in biology, chemistry, mathematics, and physics (among others). Check out the Office of Admissions website for more information on how you could earn college credit while still in high school!
Information for Transfer Students
You’re probably most interested in finding out exactly which courses will transfer into Cleveland State, as well as interested in finding out about all the other services available to you as a student here. To get specifics on the process of transferring, visit the Office of Admissions website. If you attended one of our partner community colleges (Cuyahoga Community College, Lakeland Community College, and Lorain County Community College), the online transfer guides make it even easier. To find out more about the types of services available to Cleveland State students, browse our Resources for Students pages. From individual advising by faculty members to the opportunity for hands-on learning, the College of Science has it all!
Have you heard about our 2+2 agreement with Tri-C and pending agreement with Lakeland? If you already have or are working towards an Associates degree in one of the specified health-related fields, you may be able to complete a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences with just another two years of full-time coursework. See the School of Health Sciences website for further information.
Information for Prospective Graduate Students or Career-Changers
If you’re currently living or working in the Cleveland area, you’ve probably noticed the large number of opportunities related to healthcare, biotechnology, and the sciences. You might be interested in our Gerontology Certificate, Biotechnology Certificate, or maybe our Post-Baccalaureate program to help supplement your previous education with more science coursework. Or, if you already have a background in the sciences, you might be interested in pursuing an additional advanced degree through one of our graduate programs. Masters degrees are available in Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Health Sciences (including Physician Assisting, Occupational Therapy, and Speech Pathology and Audiology), Mathematics, Physics, and Psychology, and doctoral degrees are offered in Physical Therapy, Regulatory Biology, Clinical-Bioanalytical Chemistry and Adult Development and Aging (jointly with the University if Akron). For a complete program listing or for additional details on a particular graduate degree program, browse our online Graduate Catalog.
Have you heard about our 2+2 agreement with Tri-C and pending agreement with Lakeland? If you already have or are working towards an Associates degree in one of the specified health-related fields, you may be able to complete a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences with just another two years of full-time coursework. See the Department of Health Sciences website for further information.
Information for International Students
Like the students described above, you may be in various stages of investigating a career in science and/or math or may have similar motives for your interest in Cleveland State University and the College of Sciences and Health Professions. As an international student, however, you may have different concerns or questions regarding studying at Cleveland State. Please visit our Center for International Services and Programs website for more specific details regarding international student application requirements.