If you have a non-nursing college education, you can begin the ABSN program admissions process. To be eligible to apply, however, you must satisfy the ABSN prerequisites.

You can complete all required prerequisite courses at any regionally-accredited institution. There is no age limit on prerequisite coursework.

You may choose to complete prerequisite courses at Bushnell as a non-degree seeking student. The cost is $350 per credit hour plus lab and technology fees.


Course24 Semester Credits
Biology (one or two courses, depending on school; must include molecular biology, cellular biology, and genetics)3
Human Anatomy and Physiology I3
Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lab1
Human Anatomy and Physiology II3
Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lab1
Microbiology Lab1
Human Nutrition3
Human Growth & Development (or Developmental Psychology)3
Minimum 1 elective course in the physical, biological, or behavioral sciences3

If you have any questions regarding the transferability of your courses, please contact an enrollment advisor at 541-684-7343 or online@bushnell.edu.