Accelerated BSN Program - Admission Information
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree
*Students accepted in the UMMC program must successfully complete a background check prior to final acceptance into the program. Likewise, students must complete preadmission counseling prior to official acceptance. Students accepted into the Accelerated BSN program will be contacted for this counseling.
If you have questions related to prerequisites or the admission criteria, please call the Office of Student Records and Registrar, at (601) 984-1085.
For the Accelerated BSN program, you must complete 63 hours of prerequisite coursework. However, many of these prerequisites are classes that you more than likely completed in your bachelor's program. Additional prerequisites may be completed at the college, university or community college of your choice.
Download the BSN Prerequisite Checklist (.pdf).
If you have questions regarding prerequisites or your application's status, please contact the Office of Student Records and Registrar. You may do so by calling (601) 984-1085. Please note: The School of Nursing does not offer individual tours, so if you would like to tour the SON, you will need to come on one of the scheduled tour dates.
Additional Program Information and Requirements
Only applicants accepted into the program will receive additional information regarding health requirements, program orientation, class schedule, textbooks and other important information.
Students who enroll in the program must hold current certification in Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) as Health Provider (American Health Association or American Red Cross), which includes the required Adult, Child and Infant Life Support.
All students are required to successfully complete a criminal history background check prior to final acceptance into the program. The background check, including fingerprinting, will be conducted by the UMMC Department of Human Resources prior to program orientation. Also, please note in advance that a felony conviction may affect a graduate's eligibility to be licensed or certified.