Traditional Nursing Program

Program Starts Application Deadlines
Fall Semester March 1
Spring Semester November 1


Application Requirements 

  • Official college transcripts from all institutions attended 
    • All college transcripts must be received by the application deadline
  • If you have completed less than 24 college-level credits
    • Official high school transcript (or GED/HISET score report)
  • $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” 
  • Recommendation Letter

Admission Criteria

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (includes all college-level institutions attended)
  • Average admitted student has cumulative GPA above a 3.3
  • Prerequisite classes in the A and B range 
  • Average admitted student has overall TEAS score of 75% (when required) 

Prerequisite Courses 

Students are not required to complete these courses prior to applying, but we recommend taking some of these courses before enrolling:

  • Must be a C or higher to receive credit: 
    • English I (3 credits)
    • English II (3 credits)
    • Statistics (3 credits)
  • Must be a C+ or higher to receive credit: 
    • 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: 
    • Chemistry (4 credits)
    • Anatomy & Physiology I (4 credits)
    • Anatomy & Physiology II (4 credits)
    • Microbiology (4 credits)

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