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Interested in a Career in Nursing (MSN)?

MBC offers a path to the BSN degree and the MSN degree opens many opportunities for students in the rapidly growing healthcare field. It is an attractive option for students who wish to be involved in advanced practice nursing such as nurse practitioner, nurse midwife, and health care management.

NURSING PROGRAM
REQUIREMENTS
MBC EQUIVALENTS
English (3 hrs.) ENG 102
General chemistry with labs (8 hrs.) CHEM 121-122
Biology with labs (12 hrs.) BIOL 111, 222, 224
Microbiology with lab (5 hrs.) BIOL 255, 256
Human Anatomy and Physiology (8 hrs.) BIOL 264, 265
Nutrition CHEM/BIOL 120
Psychology / Sociology – Lifespan (12 hrs.) PSYC 210, 211, SOWK 124
Statistics (3 hrs.) PSYC 250

Most schools require completion of the Graduate Records Examination (GRE). This test consists of three sections: verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, and analytical writing. Each of the multiple-choice sections is scored on a scale of 200 to 800. The average scores for the GRE are about 470 for verbal reasoning and 570 for quantitative reasoning. The analytical writing section is scored on a scale of 0 to 6. Some schools also require that applicants take the GRE subject test in biology. Applications to take the test can be obtained online or by contacting:

GRE-ETS
PO Box 6000
Princeton, NJ 08541-6000

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BSN Completion
Learn more about how to earn your BSN through Mary Baldwin College and the Jefferson College of Health Sciences.