Accelerated BSN Prerequisites

Though you may meet all of the admissions requirements, you will likely need to complete prerequisite courses before you may apply for our Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program.

How many prerequisites you will need to take depends on your previous college experience, namely your degree type, grade point average (GPA), and completion date. Typically, applicants with Bachelor of Science degrees meet more of the prerequisite course requirements than those with Bachelor of Arts degrees. Your enrollment counselor will help you identify which prerequisite courses you may need to complete prior to enrolling in the accelerated nursing program.

To meet the requirements of the ABSN program, prerequisites must be completed with a 3.0 GPA or higher.

Prerequisite Course

Credit Hours

Anatomy & Physiology I (lecture and lab)*4
Anatomy & Physiology II (lecture and lab)*4
Microbiology (lecture and lab)*4
Abnormal Psychology/Psychopathology3
Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan3
Religion (may be waived in lieu of another course)3

*Required science courses must have been taken within five years prior to entry into the program.

To learn more about the ABSN prerequisite courses, please contact our admissions team.

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