Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences

Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences Admissions and School Info

Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences is in Orlando, Florida. Students can earn associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees in six departments, including sonography, anesthesia and nursing.

General Information on Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences

The Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences is located near downtown Orlando and works closely with Florida Hospital in an effort to give students clinical experience in a major health institution. Florida Hospital is home to internationally recognized programs in heart and orthopedic surgery, limb replantation and organ transplation.. The facility has 1,478 beds, the largest hospital, globally, that's owned by the Seventh-Day Adventist Church.

In addition to the associate's and bachelor's degrees, the school also offers liberal arts courses and gives students access to the Robert Arthur Williams Library and a learning resource center. Another major part of the Florida Hospital College experience is its campus ministry programs, which offer music, drama and social programs.

Admissions and Enrollment Information

Enrolling an average of 2,300 students, 81% of the Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences student population is female, and 100% of its students are full-time. Of its annual average of between two and three hundred applicants, the school accepts about 89%. High school GPA, high school transcripts and letters of recommendation are requirements for admission. Standardized test scores note required, but can bolster a student's application.

Departments of the Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences

Diagnostic Medical Sonography Department

A Bachelor of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography is one degree available. The program is 100% online, designed for working professionals. It consists of 61 credit hours, 34 of which are sonogram and imaging courses and 27 of which are general education courses. The program can be completed in nine trimesters, each 14 weeks long.

Health and Biomedical Sciences Department

This department offers two bachelor's degrees, including the Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences (B.S.B.S.) and the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (B.S.H.S.). These programs prepare students for careers or graduate study in the fields of medicine, dentistry, veterinary science, cytotechnology and physical therapy, among others. Core courses are selected by each student and aim to achieve his or her specific career goals.

Nurse Anesthesia Department

This program is 28 months long and students study continuously through completion. The school avoids the traditional semester format, instead opting for a block scheduling format, with the goal of helping maximize the number clinical hours logged before graduation. This also helps students comply with the number and types of anesthesia they are required to know by the college.

Occupational Therapy Assistant Department

Students of this department earn the Associate of Science in Occupational Therapy Assistant. The program prepares students for the specific career of an occupational therapy assistant. Incoming freshmen can expect a hands-on approach, gaining plenty of clinical experience in occupational therapy centers in the Orlando area. The program requires two years to complete.

Radiologic Studies Department

The bachelor's degree in radiologic sciences is offered online and is best suited for working professionals who already have an associate's degree in radiology, radiologic technology or readiologic sciences and wish to advance their career. Students complete the program in 60 hours of study organized in trimesters.

Contact Information

  • Address: 671 Winyah Dr, Orlando, FL 32803
  • Phone Number: (407) 303-7742