Applications are now being accepted for the Class of 2015 [classes starting in spring (January) 2014]. Interested applicants may now register for the Pre-Admission Examination and complete an Application for Admission online (see Application Procedure Checklist and Testing Information for details).
Classes will start in spring (January) 2014 under our new curriculum, pending Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing approval. The proposed curriculum changes will result in a 24-month program (72 weeks of instruction with mid-term, summer, and winter breaks), requiring 7 prerequisite college credit* courses.
To be considered for spring 2014 admission we must have your completed application, application fee, pre-admission exam score of proficient or better, and official high school and post-secondary school transcripts. After these items are received and reviewed, you may be granted provisional acceptance into the nursing program. All prerequisites will need to be successfully completed (with a grade of “C” or better) by the end of the fall 2013 semester to receive official final acceptance. An official transcript showing proof of completion of all pre-requisites must be received by The Washington Hospital School of Nursing before the end of 2013 in order to begin enrollment in the nursing program on January 13, 2014.
* Prerequisite college credits include: English Composition, Introduction to Psychology, Human Growth and Development, Introduction to Sociology, Human Anatomy (or Anatomy & Physiology I), Human Physiology (or Anatomy & Physiology II), and Microbiology.
NOTE: All science credits (Anatomy, Physiology, and Microbiology) must have been completed within the past five years.