Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Admission Requirements

Applicants with a bachelor's degree

Completed Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing application

Two personal reference forms completed by a professor/teacher, employer, or pastor

Official TEAS V results

Official transcripts of all college coursework from all institutions you've attended (including transcripts from classes you may be taking now)

Completion of the four science courses below within the last five years and achievement of a minimum 3.0 GPA in these classes:

  • CHE 105 Essentials of General, Organic & Biochemistry (4 credits)
  • BIO 201 Human Anatomy & Physiology I (4 credits)
  • BIO 202 Human Anatomy & Physiology II (4 credits)
  • BIO 215 Fundamentals of Microbiology (4 credits)

*There may only be a one-time repeat of any of the four science courses.

Completion of the two following math and psychology courses:

  • MAT 108 Finite Probability and Statistics (3 credits)
  • PSY 205 Human Development (3 credits)

Completion of the two following Christian Studies courses:

  • CHR 105 Introduction to the Bible (3 credits)
  • CHR 305 Christian Worldview and Contemporary Application (3 credits)

Achievement of a minimum GPA of 3.0 in your last 59 credit hours of coursework

Personal interview with the admission committee of the School of Nursing, if requested

Clear, urine drug test

Negative background check

Record of the following immunizations:

  • Hepatitis B titer or immunization
  • Documented tetanus within last 10 years
  • Flu vaccine
  • Rubella titer or immunization (measles)
  • TB skin test
  • Meningitis
  • Pertussis (whooping cough)
  • Varicella titer or immunization (chicken pox)

Evidence of health insurance

Evidence of Professional Liability Insurance Policy

American Heart Association BLS Healthcare Provider certification

Applicants without a bachelor's degree - (with at least 59 hours of college credit)

Must complete all the above with addition of the following courses from the Anderson University core curriculum or their equivalents:

  • BIO 150 – Human Biology (4 credits)
  • ENG 101 – English Composition and Speech I (3 credits)
  • ENG 102 – English Composition and Speech II (3 credits)
  • PSY 101 - Introduction to Psychology (3 credits)
  • CHR 105 - Introduction to the Bible (3 credits)
  • CHR 305 - Christian Worldview and Contemporary Application (3 credits)
  • Any 200 level English literature course (3 credits)
  • Any 6 credit hours from Humanities, Fine Arts, Foreign Language, Natural Science, Social & Behavioral Science (6 credits)
  • Electives (7 credits)