- The opportunities in the world of nursing are infinite. The BS degree in nursing at Oakwood University grooms graduates to practice at the professional level in various health care functions, including the community, government, industry, hospitals, and also clinics.
- Students who want to pursue studies in the nursing training program track must first be admitted to the University and also satisfy all the general admission requirements. Acceptance to the Institution, nevertheless, does not assure admission to the Nursing Department as a nursing major. A different application process has to be completed to be admitted into the nursing training program.
- It is the objective of the Department of Nursing to provide Christ-centered education for nursing students that promotes brilliance in character, achievement of professional goals, leadership and also service to a multicultural community; and grooms nurses to care for the bio-psychosocial and also spiritual needs of customers across the lifecycle in various health care settings
About the school
- Oakwood University is a non-public, historically black university situated in Huntsville, Alabama, United States of America. It is acquired and also operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
Total estimated cost of attendance is approximately $21,775
Following are the minimum requirements for BSN Nursing Program. Minimum admission standards include:
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE GENERIC BACCALAUREATE OPTION:
- Admission by the university and submission of a separate application to nursing. Admission to the university does not guarantee admission to a specific department for program.
- University cumulative GPA of 3.00 or above on a 4.00 scale.
- ACT composite score of 17 or above, or SAT composite score of 840 or above. Satisfactory completion of developmental courses, identified by low ACT/SAT scores, “C” (2.00) or above.
- Demonstrated reading level at 13th grade, as indicated through diagnostic testing on the Nelson Denny Reading Test administered by the Center for Academic Success (CAS).
- Earn a grade of C or better in the NU110 Introduction to Nursing course. The NU110 Introduction to Nursing is a pre-requisite course for admission into the nursing program. The nursing program begins with the first nursing course NU111 Health Promotion and Environmental Health.
- No grade less than C in the Sciences (biology, chemistry) courses.
- Achieve a cumulative score of 75 percent or above on the HESI Admission Assessment Exam (Reading/Comprehension, Math, Anatomy & Physiology, Grammar)
- All freshman students who have declared Nursing as a major and have the required admission requirements must take the following science courses in the first semester of their fresh man year:
- BI 111 – Human anatomy & Physiology/Lab
- CH 101 – Intro to Inorganic/Lab
- Student having two failures (C- or less) in the hard sciences (biology, chemistry) or two failures in previous nursing course are not eligible for admission to the nursing program. This policy does not apply to NU110 Introduction to Nursing taken at Oakwood University, which is open to non-nursing majors.
Address: 7000 Adventist Blvd NW, Huntsville, AL 35896
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