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Clinical Program Applications

Application Period for Clinical Programs

All students are required to submit an application for acceptance to their clinical program. This is a yearly application cycle for the upcoming academic year.

Submitting the Application

Click "Start Your Application" to fill out the online application.

Start Your ApplicationClinical Application FAQ

  • Unofficial transcripts are required with the application if you have transfer classes that do not appear on your unofficial transcript record in Ferris360.  Please submit a copy in .doc, .jpg, or .pdf format.
  • If you have difficulty accessing the electronic application or receive an error message, please include those details along with your name and student ID number in an email to [email protected]

New Students or Returning Students

If you are a student who has never applied to Ferris or are not currently enrolled during the Spring semester, follow these steps:

  1. Submit your application for admission to the University or re-entry to your chosen program. Be sure to apply the semester you intend to begin the program.
    • Dental Hygiene - Fall
    • Diagnostic Medical Sonography - Fall
    • Medical Laboratory Technology/Science - Summer
    • Nuclear Medicine Technology - Summer
    • Nursing - Fall
    • Radiography - Fall
  2. Once you have been admitted or readmitted to the University, you will be able to submit an application to your chosen program.

If you have difficulty accessing the program application, email [email protected].

CHP Competitive Program Entry

Competitive seats are available for the Nursing, Dental Hygiene, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, and Radiography program. Up to 25% of the seats accepted each year are available for competitive entry.

Competitive Seat Qualifications

To qualify for a competitive seat, you must meet all of the following requirements.

  • Earned a minimum 3.70 GPA at Ferris State University
  • Completed all qualifying courses for the clinical program with no repeats at time of application.
  • Earned a minimum 3.50 GPA in all qualifying courses (see 2nd page of application).
  • Declared the clinical concentration by the semester prior to the application cycle.
  • Nursing and Dental Hygiene students must have completed at least 24 credit hours at Ferris State University.
  • Radiography and Diagnostic Medical Sonography students must have completed at least 12 credit hours at Ferris State University.

Competitive Seat Application Process

  1. Submit your regular electronic application (above) to the clinical program.
  2. Complete the competitive seat application for your program and email it to [email protected] during the application timeline (February 1-15).