Pre-Accelerated Direct-Entry MSN
The Pre-Accelerated Direct-Entry Master of Science in Nursing program prepares individuals with a bachelor's degree in a field other than nursing for a seamless transition into our Accelerated Direct-Entry Master of Science in Nursing program.
Why choose the Pre-Accelerated Direct-Entry MSN?
Students who complete their prerequisite courses for the Accelerated Direct-Entry MSN through the Pre-Accelerated Direct-Entry MSN program will receive:
- Guaranteed admission to the Accelerated Direct-Entry MSN program*
- A GRE requirement waiver
- Financial aid opportunities
- Advising and support throughout both programs
To receive a waiver for the GRE and enter the Accelerated Direct-Entry MSN program, students must complete all courses in the Pre-Accelerated Direct-Entry MSN program at the University of Cincinnati and earn a B-minus or above.
*Upon completion of all Pre-Accelerated Direct-Entry MSN courses, students must fill out a Graduate School application form and pay the associated fee to start the Accelerated Direct-Entry MSN program.
Pre-Accelerated Direct-Entry MSN Curriculum
Students can complete the pre-accelerated MSN curriculum in three semesters with a full-time courseload.
|Course Code||Course Name||Credit Hours|
||Anatomy & Physiology I||4|
||Anatomy & Physiology II||4|
|BIOL 323031 C||Microbiology||3|
|EDST 2004 or PSYC 2005||Human Growth & Development or Child Development||3|
|NBSN 2105||Pathophysiology and Pharmacology for Nursing I||4|
|NSBN 2106||Pathophysiology and Pharmacology for Nursing II||4|
|NSBN 2107||Nutrition in Health Care||3|
|NBSN 3103||Genetics/Genomics for Professional Nursing||3|
|NBSN 4082||Introduction to Biostatistics for Health Professions||3|