General Education Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED (General Equivalency Diploma)
  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program (e.g. ACEN, CCNE, NLN) leading to an associate degree or hospital diploma
  • Completion of college courses below from an accredited institution with “C” or better and minimum 2.5 GPA (Grade Point Average).
    • Anatomy & Physiology I (w/lab) – 4 credits
    • Anatomy & Physiology II (w/lab) – 4 credits
    • Microbiology (w/lab) – 4 credits
    • Chemistry (w/lab) – 4 credits
    • Nutrition – 3 credits
    • English Composition I – 3 credits
    • English Composition II – 3 credits
    • Intro / General Psychology – 3 credits
    • Developmental Psychology – 3 credits
    • Statistics – 3 credits
    • Sociology – 3 credits
    • Fine Arts – 3 credits
    • Humanities – 3 credits
    • Ethics – 3 credits

Total number of transfer credits – 46 credits

Professional Requirements

  • Unrestricted registered nursing license in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
  • Two (2) professional recommendation questionnaires; one must be from an employer or faculty member.  

Additional Requirements

  • Attend an Information Session prior to the application deadline.  Click here for dates and more information.
  • Applicants who are not a U.S. citizen by birth must provide immigration or citizenship documentation. The school does not participate in the SEVIS program.
  • Negative complete criminal history and child protective screens.
  • Negative drug screen.