Requirements to Apply to the Nursing Program
The following courses must be completed with a grade of C or better in each course. The courses with asterisks (**) must exceed a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or Higher. Excessive repeats of these courses may impact your acceptance.
|Introduction to College Writing
|Introduction to College Writing and Research
|Human Anatomy & Physiology
|Human Anatomy & Physiology II
|Essentials of Chemistry and Lab
General Chemistry and Lab
Introduction to Statistics
|Introduction to Sociology OR SOC 102 (Social Problems) OR SOC 230 (Introduction to Ethic Studies) OR SOCWRK 101 (Introduction to Social Welfare) OR HLTH 110 (ntroduction to Health Science and Public Health)
If you are accepted to the nursing program, your admission will be conditional pending verification that your final grade in each course is a C or above. Transcripts for these courses will need to be submitted to the admissions office by May 30th if starting in the Fall or December 30th if starting in the Spring.
Upon acceptance to the nursing program, students receive an emailed welcome packet with the forms and information needed to enroll in nursing courses. All new nursing students must attend a mandatory orientation on the Friday before classes begin. Admission to the nursing program is contingent upon:
- Passing a Criminal Background Check and a Drug/Alcohol Test.
- Completing any in progress pre-nursing courses with the required GPA. Documentation is required by May 30th if starting in the Fall or December 30th if starting in Spring.
- Meeting certain physical/emotional requirements, with or without reasonable accommodation as per the School of Nursing Performance Standards.
- Submitting the required health requirements outlined in the welcome packet.
Students accepted into the nursing program can anticipate a challenging academic experience that emphasizes the strong professional values, core nursing competencies and leadership skills needed in today’s complex healthcare environment. The nursing curriculum includes an inter-professional capstone course and courses in nursing leadership, health promotion, family health, mental health, environmental health, adult and pediatric care, medical and surgical care, psychiatric care, and public/community health and management.