Whether you have been working in your career path for years or you’re currently an undergraduate student interested in nursing education, you may be eligible to apply to York’s ABSN program. To be considered for admission to the accelerated-format Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program, students must meet the following requirements:
- Hold a bachelor's degree in a discipline other than nursing from an accredited institution of higher education or have completed a minimum of 65 credits from a regionally accredited institution and meet our core curriculum requirements (see below)
- Overall average grade point average of 3.0 or greater in their earned bachelor’s degree or current coursework
- Completion of the prerequisite core curriculum courses with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better
Students who have failed a required nursing course or have been academically dismissed from a previously attended nursing program do not qualify for this program.
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York’s ABSN program content is designed for students with previous instruction in certain subjects. If you don’t hold a baccalaureate degree, but have taken some college courses in an associate or partial bachelor’s degree, you may be considered for admission to the ABSN program if you have passed the following courses:
- Anatomy & Physiology I with Lab (4cr.)*
- Anatomy & Physiology II with Lab (4 cr.)*
- Microbiology with Lab (4 cr.)*
- General Organic and Biochemistry with Lab (4 cr.)*
- Lifespan/Human Growth and Development (3 cr.)
- Basic/elementary/general Statistics (3 cr.)
- Nutrition (3 cr.)
- Introductory Psychology course**
- Introductory Sociology course**
*Completion within the last five years. Timeframes of longer than five years will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
**Highly recommended. The Program Director will determine if these courses need to be taken based on a transcript review.