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Associates Degree in Pre-Nursing
The purpose of the pre-nursing program is to provide students a liberal arts based pre-nursing program of study through the foundational coursework credits and many of the pre-requisites needed for admission to a nursing program. The Pre-Nursing Program provides a holistic approach to the education of our students by emphasizing character education and critical thinking.
Estimated Annual Cost: $7,785
Cost estimate based on enrollment in 45 annual quarter hours with current Tuition and Fees. Cost includes fees for textbooks and materials.
What You Will Learn:
Students will be able to relate the functions and relationships among the various organ systems of the human body.
Students will be able to demonstrate practical knowledge of human systems.
Students will be able to apply knowledge of the growth, cultivation, and control of microorganisms.
Students will be able to characterize host/pathogen interactions and apply this knowledge to proper use of antibiotic/chemotherapeutic treatments.
Upon completion of the degree, students are well prepared for admission to Registered Nursing (R.N.) programs throughout the state of Georgia and adjacent states. This program prepares students for completion of two-year Associate of Science in Nursing (A.S.N.) programs, Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) programs at four-year institutions, and R.N. bridge programs at participating institutions.
One of our goals is to offer the highest quality college education at some of the most affordable tuition rates. To understand our tuition rates, please visit the Tuition and Fees Basics Page on our website. Keep in mind that total costs for the program will depend not only on tuition rates, but the amount of quarter hours students must take in order to complete the degree. This will include courses both in the core and in the major.