Pathway to BSN Track Requirements

  • GPA Requirements:
    • Must have a 2.5 or higher overall GPA
    • D’s, F’s, withdrawals and science grades will be considered in application review
    • Students with less than 12 college credits, will have their high school GPA evaluated
  • Science classes cannot be older than 10 years
  • TEAS Requirements – 60% or higher in both Reading and Math sections
  • Challenge exams are offered for biology and chemistry courses through Union College
  • General education courses need not be taken prior to applying to Hackensack Meridian Health JFK Harold B. and Dorothy A. Snyder Schools. However, one may transfer up to 36 comparable credits (40 for those with a bachelor’s degree), into the program. No grade lower than C is considered for transfer.
  • Students who have not completed algebra, biology or chemistry in high school, must take the high school equivalent courses at Union College.
    • High School Biology: BIO 102
    • High School Chemistry: CHEM 101
    • High School Algebra: MAT 017/MAT 019
  • The College Level Examination Program (CLEP) provides a method of earning college credits by taking examinations in various subject areas. Students may apply for CLEP through www.collegeboard.com. Union College recognizes CLEP scores and will apply credit in areas if CLEP scores meet the college requirements. Credit will not be given where there is evidence of previous academic work.
  • Applicants attending Union College prior to becoming Hackensack Meridian Health JFK Muhlenberg Snyder students are not considered transfer students.
  • Admission to the School of Nursing is processed through the Admissions Office at Hackensack Meridian Health JFK Muhlenberg Snyder Schools. It is not necessary to apply separately to Union College.
  • Nursing applicants should select only one nursing track. Acceptance into the track will be based on the School’s criteria.
  • Individuals may only apply during the Open Application dates. The School accepts applications for the Fall  and Spring semester.
NOTE: Application requirements – It is the applicant's responsibility to provide the following information, verification and/or credentials to the HACKENSACK MERIDIAN HEALTH JFK MUHLENBERG SNYDER SCHOOLS ADMISSION OFFICE.
  • Official High School transcript or GED test scores (regardless if some college or college degree has been completed)
  • Foreign transcripts will require an evaluation from a current member of NACES (the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) at www.naces.org
  • Official transcripts from all schools (college, vocational schools, schools of practical nursing, etc.)
  • One letter of reference
  • ATI TEAS – Entrance Exam
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen, Naturalized Citizen, or have a Permanent Resident Card (green card)
  • Essay (topic is in application)
  • Personal Statement – If applicable, see Applicant checklist for instructions.
  • Consumer Information Sheet
For details on each item listed above, refer to the Application Checklist which also can be found on the Application. If you feel that your application needs additional explanation (i.e., academic history), please feel free to include a statement to this effect.
  • Admission is selective and competitive
  • The Admissions Committee may request that the applicant clarify information presented to the Schools before an admissions decision is made
  • Applicants will receive a notification by e-mail with the Admissions Committee's decision. Individuals who are accepted into a program will receive a follow up e-mail with instructions on the next steps and will be required to submit a non-refundable acceptance fee.
  • Applicants who are denied admissions into one program and apply to another program, must complete a new application, and submit another application fee
  • Any student who has a documented learning disability will be given reasonable accommodations throughout the program of study. For further information, see the Student Handbook for Nursing.
  • Students are expected to be able to access and use a computer and printer. Course material, certain exams, review material and hospital technology require the use of computer and printers.
  • Placement in any of the School’s courses is on a seat-available basis.

PATHWAY TO BSN TRACK CURRICULUM

Pathway to BSN Track
PRE-ENROLLED
Course Course Title Lecture Hrs Lab Hrs Credit Hrs
*BIO105
*Course Limit: 10 years
Anatomy and Physiology I 3 3 4
*CHE114
*Course Limit: 10 years
Principles of Organic Chemistry & Biochemistry 3 3 4
ENG101 Note: English Composition I 3 1 3
PSY101 General Psychology 3 0 3
CST100 Introduction to Computer Applications 3 0 3
OR
HIS History Elective 3 0 3
Total Credits 17
Pathway to BSN Track
SEMESTER I
Course Course Title Lecture Hrs Lab Hrs Credit Hrs
*BIO106
*Course Limit: 10 years
Anatomy and Physiology II 3 3 4
*BIO108
*Course Limit: 10 years
Microbiology 3 3 4
ENG102 English Composition II 3 1 3
NURM119 Intro. To Nursing Concepts 3 0 3
NURM100 (See Note Below) Mathematics for Pharmacology 1 0 1
CST100 Introduction to Computer Applications 3 0 3
OR
HIS History Elective 3 0 3
NOTE: NURM100 is an on-line or in-class course.
Total Credits 18
Pathway to BSN Track
SUMMER I
Course Course Title Lecture Hrs Lab Hrs Credit Hrs
**NURS3015 Health Assessment 3 0 3
Total Credits 3
Pathway to BSN Track
SEMESTER II
Course Course Title Lecture Hrs Lab Hrs Credit Hrs
NURM121 Nursing I 4 0 8
NRML121 Nursing Clinical Lab - 12 0
SOC101 Principles of Sociology 3 0 3
PSY204 Lifespan Development 3 0 3
Total Credits 14
Pathway to BSN Track
SEMESTER III
Course Course Title Lecture Hrs Lab Hrs Credit Hrs
NURM122 Nursing II 4 - 8
NRML122 Nursing II Clinical Lab - 12 0
**NURS3000 Conceptual Foundations in Nursing - - 3
SOC273 Marriage and Family - - 3
Total Credits 14
Pathway to BSN Track
SEMESTER IV
Course Course Title Lecture Hrs Lab Hrs Credit Hrs
NURM221 Nursing III 4.5 - 9
NRML221 Nursing III Clinical Lab - 13.5 0
**NURS3020 Foundations of Transcultural Care - - 3
Total Credits 12
Pathway to BSN Track
SEMESTER V
Course Course Title Lecture Hrs Lab Hrs Credit Hrs
NURM222 Nursing IV 4.5 - 9
NRML222 Nursing IV Clinical Lab - 13.5 0
**HED3200 **Holistic Health - - 3
**NURS3030 Issues in Professional Nursing Practice - - 3
Total Credits 15
  • Nursing Credits: 38
  • General Education Credits: 37

  • Total Credits: 75
  • Additional BSN Track Credits: 18
** Kean University course *** History elective to be taken at Kean University – Fulfills requirement for humanities elective at Union College of Union County NJ

Class Schedule - Day or Evening

  • NURM100 - 1 day per week for lecture
  • NURM 119- 1 day per week for lecture
  • NURM 121- 1 day per week for lecture and 2 days per week for clinical
  • NURM 122, 221, 222- 2 days per week for lecture and 2 days per week for clinical
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