Allied Health Professions

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The LSU Health Shreveport Cardiopulmonary Science (CPS) Program uses the online application system, Allied Health Centralized Application Service (AHCAS), to process applications for the May 2018 admission term.

Applicants will complete the AHCAS application and send all application materials directly to AHCAS. AHCAS posts Instructions and Frequently Asked Questions on the applicant portal which can be accessed before an application is created. Please read the FAQ’s before submitting your application.

AHCAS May 2018 Application Checklist:

Complete the AHCAS Application: the AHCAS portal opens on September 7, 2017; you can access the AHCAS portal here.

  • Application Deadline: The deadline for complete AHCAS applications (e-submitted, payment received, and all materials received) is February 15, 2018. Applications must be completed (e-submitted, payment received, and all materials received) at least four weeks in advance of the verification deadline to ensure the application is verified on time.
  • The AHCAS application fee is $95.00 for the first program applied to and $40.00 for each additional program.

Submit the following materials to AHCAS:

  • Official transcripts from all college-level institutions ever attended (including high school dual enrollment) sent to:
    • AHCAS Transcript Verification Department
      P.O. Box 9127
      Watertown, MA 02471
    • Or click here to see if your school offers the Parchment service. If your school is not listed, your transcript must be sent by mail. If your school is listed, click here and follow the instructions to proceed.
  • CV/Resume uploaded the Documents section of the AHCAS application
  • Personal Statement uploaded the Documents section of the AHCAS application

For more information on specific admission criteria, visit the Admission Requirements page.

Applicants meeting admission criteria will be invited to participate in an interview with program faculty.

AHCAS May 2018 Application Timeline:

The program begins accepting applications through AHCAS on September 7, 2017. The deadline for complete AHCAS applications (e-submitted, payment received, and all materials received) is February 15, 2018. Accepted students attend orientation on Monday, May 21, 2018 and begin coursework on the following Tuesday, May 22, 2018.

Contact:

General questions related to admission to the university should be directed to the LSUHS School of Allied Health Professions Admissions and Records Office at ShvAHStudentAffairs@lsuhsc.edu or 318-813-2908.

AHCAS Customer Service is available Monday-Friday from 9:00 am-5:00 pm EST at ahcasinfo@ahcas.org or 617-612-2883. When contacting via email, please include your full name, AHCAS ID number and detailed question.