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Admission Requirements

To be admitted to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program, applicants must:

  • Have earned an Associate of Science in Nursing degree from an accredited college recognized by Miami Dade College
  • An active license as a registered nurse (RN) in Florida
  • Have a minimum 2.5 cumulative and nursing GPA
  • A completed (level 2) background investigation and drug screening (fee required)
  • Completion of the following required prerequisite courses:
    Course Description Credits
    BSC2085/L Human Anatomy and Physiology I (with Lab) 4
    BSC2086/L  Human Anatomy and Physiology 2 (with Lab) 4
    CHM1033/L Chemistry for Health Science (with Lab) 4
    MCB2010/L Microbiology (with Lab)  4
    HUN1201 Essentials of Nutrition 3
    STA2023 Statistical Methods 3
    PSY2012 Introduction to Psychology 3
    SYG2000 Introduction to Sociology 3
    DEP2000  Human Growth and Development 3

    Applicants must complete the required courses listed above before receiving formal admission to the program

  • General Education Requirements (Co-requisites) for completing the Bachelor’s degree:

    Course Required Credits
    ENC1101 3
    ENC1102 3
    Group A Humanities 3
    Group B Humanities 3
    Group B Social Sciences 3
    College Level Math course 3
    General Education Elective 3
    Other Electives 7
    Upper Division Elective 3

    Foreign Language - 2 years of high school, CLEP exam, or 8 credits of college/university foreign language

    Computer Competency Passing score on CPS exam, or passing grade in CGS 1060

Complete the MDC Application for Admission (Note: Official transcripts, from institutions other than Miami Dade College, must be sent to the records department for evaluation at least 6 weeks prior to the deadline date for program application.)

Submit a separate application specifically for the BSN program by the deadline.

  • May 1 — Fall (August) Admission
  • September 1 — Spring (January) Admission

$25 application fee required. Receipt for application fee and copy of BSN license must be provided to the Medical Campus New Student Center by the deadline. Please note that your application is not complete until we have received a hard copy $25 payment and of your official Florida RN license.