ABSN Prerequisites For The University Of St. Thomas Houston

While you may hold all the necessary qualifications to apply to our ABSN program, it’s likely you may also need to meet certain other prerequisites before you can become eligible to apply for our Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program.

Prerequisite courses provide the foundation you need to begin your ABSN coursework, preparing you for anything and everything nursing school will send your way.

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Talking with the ABSN@UST admissions team is a good first step in determining exactly which ABSN prerequisite courses you may need to complete. The team can review your academic history and unofficial transcripts with you and help you develop a plan for completing these courses in time for your target start date in our program.

You may take these courses through the University of St. Thomas Houston.

Nursing Specific PrerequisitesCredits
Human Anatomy and Physiology I & II (within five years [lab recommended but not required])6–8
Microbiology (lab recommended but not required)3–4
Algebra or Statistics (within five years)3
Nutrition (highly recommended but not required) 

Completing these courses through the University of St. Thomas is an excellent way to familiarize yourself with our intuitive e-Learning platform.

To meet the ABSN@UST requirements, you must complete prerequisites with a C or higher in each nursing prerequisite course, the only exceptions being Human Anatomy and Physiology and Microbiology, in which a B- or higher is required.

Contact our admissions team to learn more about the ABSN@UST prerequisite courses.

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