Mississippi College

The requirements for admission to the Mississippi College School of Nursing are:

  • Completion of all prerequisite courses;
  • Successful completion of college core courses or a faculty-approved plan for completing these in a timely fashion;
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher based on work completed at Mississippi College;
  • A minimum grade of C in psychology, sociology, anatomy & physiology, microbiology, chemistry, statistics, algebra, and NUR 233;
  • Acceptable score on the Admission Assessment Exam with Critical Thinking.  This test may be taken only twice. Please contact the School of Nursing for specifics on the entrance exam;
  • Successful completion of ENG 101 and ENG 102; and
  • Credit hours at Mississippi College (a minimum of 12 hours is suggested).
Mississippi College Core Courses Hours Prerequisites Hours
English Composition 6 Chemistry (4-hour laboratory course)
Literature 6 Anatomy and Physiology (2 4-hour laboratory courses) 8
History 6 Microbiology (laboratory course) 4
Fine Arts 3 Sociology, Principles 3
Old Testament 3 Psychology, Introduction 3
New Testament 3 Statistics 3
Physical Education (activity courses required) 2 College Algebra 3
Guided Electives 6  NUR 233 - Transition to Healthcare Professions  3
Behavioral Science Elective (Child, Adolescent, or Developmental Psychology is recommended) 3    

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