Community Health Worker | Mercy College

Community Health Worker

Admission Requirements

Applicants must be a high school graduate with a grade point average (GPA) of at least a 2.0, or a general equivalency (GED) recipient with a score of 500 (score of 50 prior to 2002). If an applicant’s GPA or GED score is below the minimum, he/she may be eligible for admission under transfer credit guidelines.

Transfer Student Guidelines
A transfer student must be a high school graduate or a GED recipient and have earned a minimum of 15 credit hours of college coursework from a regionally accredited college, with a GPA of at least 2.0. For applicants who have attended more than one regionally accredited college, GPAs from all colleges must combine to equal at least a 2.0.

Additional Admission Requirements for Community Health Worker Certificate Program Applicants
Applicants should have completed and passed the following high school courses, or their college equivalents. All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or better. A grade of “B” or better is preferred.
  • English-three units
  • Math-two units
  • Social Studies-two units

For students who are not United States citizens and/or for whom English is a second language, please review the college catalog for further admission information.