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Accelerated Bachelor of Science Nursing (ABSN) Program at MidAmerica Nazarene University

Eligibility Requirements:

You are eligible if you:

  • have a BS or BA degree in another field from a regionally-accredited college or university, OR
  • are an LPN or MICT with 60  hours of college credit from a regionally-accredited college or university, OR
  • are HIGHLY motivated with at least 60 hours of credit from a regionally-accredited college or university.
  • have a cumulative undergraduate GPA of at least 3.00 on a 0-4.0 scale, OR 
  • have a program prerequisite GPA of at least 3.00 on a 0-4.00 scale.

Program Prerequisites:

  • 3 hrs. Lifespan Development (Includes Lifespan, Human, or Child Development)
  • 3 hrs. College Algebra (or proficiency)
  • 3 hrs. Probability and Statistics
  • 3 hrs. English Comp I or II (or proficiency)
  • 3 hrs. Public Speaking
  • Minimum of 15 Scientific Literacy
  • 7 hrs. Anatomy and Physiology (will consider 5- and 6-hour courses)*
  • 3 hrs. Human Nutrition – must be a science-based course (e.g. a biology or general science course. Other nutrition courses [health, PE] may/may not be accepted based on the course description and/or syllabus)*
  • 5-7 hrs. Other appropriate science courses that relate to nursing: microbiology, chemistry, genetics, or biology.


Please note:

  • Students with a previous bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university are considered to have met additional MNU general core requirements. Students without a previous bachelor's degree will also need to complete 6 additional hrs of a social responsibility (Courses included in this are History, Social Science, Economics, Criminal Justice or Psychology) before starting the accelerated BSN program.

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