Declaring Your Major in Health Sciences

If you are interested in transferring to the Health Science major in the School of Health Professions you must attend a Transfer of Division (ToD) session. Sessions are offered every Monday at 3:00pm and every Thursday at 11:00am in 101 Lewis Hall. Please arrive 5–10 minutes prior to the session start time; you do not need to RSVP. During the session you will learn more about the major and the necessary next steps to complete the transfer process. If you are not in Columbia during the summer, please call (573) 882-8011 or email the advising team for further information.

Residency Requirement

There is a residency requirement for Health Sciences majors. Students must complete, at minimum, the 30 hours of coursework for the degree as declared Health Sciences majors in the School of Health Professions. Students must be in the Health Sciences major at the beginning of a semester in order to include the hours in the residency requirement. Residency requirement hours for students transferring into the major during the semester will begin the following semester.


Advising for health science students is done in the School of Health Professions Student Services Office. Students need to schedule appointments to see their academic adviser. Current Mizzou students can schedule an appointment with their adviser through MU Connect.