The Allied Health Pre-Nursing program is designed to help you become a strong candidate for acceptance into the competitive Practical Nursing program. The program provides a focused curriculum enabling you to acquire the skills needed to prepare for a successful nursing career.
Courses in the program are taught in small, personalized classes. The faculty are knowledgeable nursing professionals who are able to provide the specific instruction and individualized guidance you’ll need in your preparation to join the nursing profession.
As the population ages, the need for skilled Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) increases, with a 16 percent job growth in the next several years, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Pre-Nursing program will set you on a path to join this rewarding field and to thrive in your career as a Practical Nurse.View Curriculum Summary
The A.S.Allied Health–Pre-Nursing program is designed to:
- Prepare students to earn the minimum benchmark score on the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) required for admission to the Practical Nursing program through the strengthening skills of in mathematics, reading comprehension and science.
- Demonstrate test-taking skills by practicing on actual, past TEAS examinations.
- Strengthen reading comprehension and critical thinking skills needed for understanding and comprehending nursing textbooks.
- Complete the non-academic requirements for acceptance into the Practical Nursing program including, but not limited to, criminal background checks, drug clearance, child abuse clearance, documentation from a health care provider of up to date immunizations and/or titers, and a medical examination by a licensed health care provider.