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Application Requirements

Prerequisite Courses

Subject Semester Hours Quarter Hours
Human Anatomy with Lab 3 4
Physiology with Lab 3 4
Microbiology with Lab 3 4
Chemistry with Lab* 3 4

*General/inorganic, organic, or biochemistry accepted

  • All prerequisite courses must be completed at an accredited institution of higher education prior to matriculation.
  • All courses must be completed within the past 7 years with an earned grade of C or better.

Education

  • A baccalaureate degree in a subject other than nursing from an accredited institution of higher education prior conferred prior to matriculation.
  • A minimum overall grade-point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 point scale.
  • A minimum science grade-point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 point scale.

TOEFL

  • If you earned your BSN or MSN degree from outside the United States and/or you do not hold U.S. citizenship or permanent residency, you are required to demonstrate proof of English proficiency via an official TOEFL report that includes a total score and category scores in reading, writing, listening and speaking.
  • The TOEFL requirement may be waived if the applicant has been a full-time student at an accredited U.S. college or university for at least two consecutive years, or is from a country in which English is the primary language.
  • A TOEFL iBT (Internet-based test) of 100 or the equivalent is recommended and with no category score being lower than 22.

Letters of Reference

  • Applicants must provide references from two individuals who are able to attest to the candidate’s academic or clinical performance.
  • References should come from current/former professors, employers, or other professionals.
  • References should be dated within the past 1-2 years.

Official Transcripts

Official transcripts from each college, university or community college previously attended must be submitted directly to NursingCAS.

Computer Proficiency

Proficiency in basic computer skills.

Basic Algebra Proficiency

Students will be required to take and pass progressively harder dosage calculations as the program progresses.

Matriculation Requirements

Meet the university’s and program’s Technical Standards for Admissions. Pass a background check and complete immunization requirements among other items.