Nursing B.S.N. (Pre-licensure Requirements)

Admission Requirements

Academic Requirements:

  • Receive a cumulative high school GPA of a 3.0 or higher
  • Receive an ACT composite score of a 20 or a combined SAT sub score of a 1030 (Critical Reading and Math)
  • Graduate from and accredited high school or home school.

​Pre-Nursing Requirements: 

  • Students who do not meet the above criteria, but are accepted into Walsh University, are place within our Pre-Nursing Program
  • Pre-Nursing students who do plan on enrolling at Walsh, will need to complete our Pre-Nursing Chemistry Placement Exam before attending on of our Summer Cavalier Connection Orientations. 

All students who are admitted to Walsh must maintain a 2.75 GPA within the following classes in order to progress to the sophomore year status within the Nursing Program:

CHEM 120FD: Fundament.of Clinical Chem4
BIO 209Anatomy/Physiology I3
BIO 209LAnatomy/Physiology I: Lab1
BIO 210Anatomy/Physiology II3
BIO 210LAnatomy/Physiology II: Lab1
NURS 220PLH1:Theo Found for Nursing Prac3

Students must attain a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or higher in these courses. In addition, a grade of C- or lower in any of the above listed courses will not be accepted. Science courses must have been completed within the last seven years.



Nursing Pre-Licensure Program Requirements

Biology (18 sem. hrs.)
BIO 206
and Microbiology: Lab
NS 207Nutrition3
BIO 209
Anatomy/Physiology I
and Anatomy/Physiology I: Lab
BIO 210
Anatomy/Physiology II
and Anatomy/Physiology II: Lab
BIO 290Pathophysiology3
Chemistry (4 sem. hrs.)
CHEM 120FD: Fundament.of Clinical Chem4
Mathematics (3 sem. hrs.)
MATH 221Statistics 23
Philosophy (3 sem. hrs.)
PHIL 304H3:TH1:TH2: Bioethics 33
Psychology (3 sem. hrs.)
PSYC 210T1:DV:FD: HumanDevelAcrossLife 13
Nursing (54 sem. hrs.)
NURS 220PLH1:Theo Found for Nursing Prac3
NURS 230PLDV:Hlth Asses/Prom for Nur Prc4
NURS 240PLDM:Clinical Pharm/Nurs Mgt3
NURS 310PLFound of Nurs w/Older Adult5
NURS 320PLDV:Nurs to Promo Mental Healt4
NURS 330PLDV:Nurs w/Acutely Ill Adults I4
NURS 335PLDV:Nurs w/ Acute Ill Adults II4
NURS 340PLDV:Nursing with Families I4
NURS 410PLNursing Research3
NURS 420PLDV:Population Focused Nursing4
NURS 425PLNursing with Families II4
NURS 430PLNursing Leadership5
NURS 440PLNurs w/ Critically Ill Adults5
NURS 450PLNursing Capstone2

Graduation Requirements

A minimum of 120 semester hours is required for graduation. Students must fulfill all general education requirements and requirements for the nursing major.