Before applying to Jefferson, you should review the prerequisites required for admission for your program of interest. Our admissions team is available to assist with questions and to provide guidance on your next steps.
Degree & GPA
GPA Requirement: A minimum 3.0 BSN GPA is required.
Degree Prerequisite: Applicants are required to have a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree from a regionally accredited institution at time of application.
Applicants are required to complete the following prerequisite coursework at time of application at a regionally accredited institution.
- Introductory bachelor’s level course in elementary statistics
- Introductory undergraduate level course in physical assessment (if integrated in the BSN course of study, evidence must be submitted for evaluation)
- Introductory BSN-level course in nursing research
Prerequisite courses must be completed with a letter grade of “B” or better. Courses taken pass/fail or courses without a letter grade will not satisfy the prerequisites.
Clinical Experience Requirements
Adult Gerontology – Acute Care Nurse Practitioner: Applicants are required to complete a minimum of one year of clinical RN experience at time of application.
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner: Applicants are required to complete a minimum of one year of clinical RN experience in a level 3 or 4 NICU at time of application.
Technical standards are the fundamental abilities that are required to complete the degree. These standards are determined by the competency, proficiency and/or skill standards set forth by accrediting and professional organizations appropriate to each program and apply to classroom, laboratory and clinical/fieldwork environments. Students are allowed reasonable accommodation.
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