**Nursing Requirements vary from state to state. Some of these careers may require further areas of study, education, or training.
Pre-health Courses Available
The Pre-Health courses are designed for students who wish to pursue studies which prepare them for a healthcare related profession. These courses provide students with the opportunity to take general studies requirements and preparatory courses for programs in Nursing, Pre-Physical Therapy, Pre-Medical, Pre-Dental, Pre-Veterinarian, Pre-Pharmacy or other healthcare related programs. The courses are designed to provide the student the opportunity to consider career alternatives. Students completing these courses will not receive a degree.
*Students who wish to apply to Mount Saint Mary's University Pre-Associate Nursing Program or Associate Degree Nursing Program on the ground campus after completing MSMU Onlines Associate in Pre-Health Sciences Pre-requisite courses must apply separately to Mount Saint Mary's University for those programs.
To apply to the Associates in Nursing Degree program after successful completion of Pre-health courses, student will need to complete the requirements below:
- Complete Program Change Application
- Must have successfully completed ENG 1A, PSY 1, PHI 10AB, and a GS III course (Art, History, or Literature) with C or better.
- If not all of the course requirements are met, students could be admitted into the Pre-ADN Program
- Minimum overall GPA of 2.75 and 2.5 overall in sciences (BIO 50 A/L, BIO 50 B/L, PHS 1, and BIO 3/L
- Two letters of recommendation
- Personal Statement
- Unofficial transcripts from all institutions attended
- The University admits for the fall and spring semesters only (Deadlines: Fall Semester - April 1st and Spring Semester - September 1st)
- The Associate Degree Nursing Program is co-ed
- Online lab courses will not be accepted
**Meeting all requirements does not guarantee acceptance into the Pre-ADN or ADN Program
Contact an Admissions Counselor to find out more information about the admissions requirements for the Pre-ADN and ADN programs.