Accelerated Nursing Program


Program Starts Application Deadlines
Fall Semester (September) May 1
Spring Semester (January) October 1
Summer Semester (May) February 1


Application Requirements

  • Official college transcripts from all institutions attended 
    • Bachelor’s degree conferred by application deadline
    • CED or WES evaluation for foreign coursework
  • $60 application fee
  • Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) scores (waived for spring 2021 applicants)
  • 500-word essay addressing the subject “What is Professional Nursing” 
  • Two Recommendation Letters
  • Accelerated Nursing Prerequisite Form

Admission Criteria

  • Recommended cumulative GPA of 3.0 (includes all college-level institutions attended)
  • Recommended prerequisite GPA of 3.3

Prerequisite Courses 

  • The following courses must be a C or higher: 
    • Social Behavioral Science Elective 
    • Statistics (3 credits)
  • The following courses must be a C+ or higher:
    • Human Growth & Development (3 credits)
    • Nutrition (3 credits)
  • The following courses must be a C+ or higher, include a lab, and be completed within the last 10 years: 
    • Anatomy & Physiology I (4 credits)
    • Anatomy & Physiology II (4 credits)
    • Microbiology (4 credits)

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Visit our College of Nursing and Health Sciences website for more detailed information about the Accelerated Nursing program.