ABSN Prerequisites and Admission Requirements

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Roseman University Accelerated BSN nursing program graduation, class of 2012.

GPA Requirements

Admission into Roseman’s Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program requires* a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 on a scale of 4.0 in the most recent 54 units of undergraduate coursework.

  • Coursework must be directed toward an academic program of study. Completed coursework in sports, physical fitness, band, and dance activities or training courses will not be included in the calculation.
  • Courses earned through occupational, technical, certificate, or professional training capacities will not be included in the calculation
  • Developmental or remedial courses will not be calculated
  • Credit-by-examination credits will be accepted if the credit meets the minimum required score. Credit-by-examination coursework will be transferred as three credits and a “C” grade.

TEAS Requirements

Completing the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) within the past 12 months prior to the date of application. The TEAS is also required to determine a student’s eligibility to be granted an interview.

  • Minimum scores are determined on an annual basis according to the National Program Mean in each area as determined by ATI. Please contact an admissions advisor to determine the current minimum required scores.
  • TEAS may not be taken more than three (3) times in a calendar year
  • No less than 4-week intervals between TEAS tests
  • Require the latest version of the TEAS exam

ABSN Prerequisites

Prerequisites for Students who Do Not Have a Bachelor’s Degree

Students who have not completed a prior bachelor’s degree in a non-nursing field must also have a minimum of 65 credits in a bachelor’s degree program completed, including:

  1. Chemistry/Biochemistry with Lab (4 semester units)
  2. Human Physiology with Lab OR Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab (4 semester units)
  3. Human Anatomy with Lab OR Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab (4 semester units)
  4. Microbiology with Lab (4 semester units)
  5. Statistics (3 semester units)
  6. United States and Nevada Constitution (3 semester units; does NOT need to be completed prior to program start)
  7. 6 credit hours of English composition
  8. 9 credit hours of Humanities
  9. 3 credit hours of Psychology
  10. 3 credit hours of Sociology
  11. 3 credit hours of Mathematics
  12. 12 credit hours of electives

Prerequisites for Students who Have a Previous Bachelor’s Degree

Completion of the following prerequisites with a C or better grade prior to starting the program is required for students who already have a bachelor’s degree in a non-nursing field of study.

Prerequisites may be completed for a grade of “Pass/No Pass” provided that the “Pass” is completed with a C or better grade as indicated by the institution where the course was completed. Cumulative GPA must be 2.75 on a 4.0 scale.

  1. Chemistry/Biochemistry with Lab (4 semester units)
  2. Human Physiology with Lab OR Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab (4 semester units)
  3. Human Anatomy with Lab OR Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab (4 semester units)
  4. Microbiology with Lab (4 semester units)
  5. Statistics (3 semester units)
  6. United States and Nevada Constitution (3 semester units; does NOT need to be completed prior to program start)

Additional Requirements

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) may be required as well as computer literacy and access to a computer prior to enrollment.

*Please note that meeting minimum GPA requirements and prerequisites not does guarantee enrollment into the ABSN program.

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