Onlinr Nursing Prerequisite

Take the first step in your nursing career.


Are you planning to apply to nursing school? They require students complete specified prerequisite courses before applying. Marian's Adult Programs (MAP) offers you accelerated and online classes designed to work with your busy schedule. MAP's five- and eight-week courses balance easier with your work obligations and home life.

Decided to change your career? Have a bachelor's degree in another area? Want to apply to an accelerated, second-degree nursing program? You will likely find the classes you need in MAP's online nursing prereqs program.

Delve into a quality curriculum delivered by highly credentialed professionals in an accessible format at an affordable price. Marian's online prereqs program even ranked sixth for "Best Pre Nursing Degrees 2021" by Best Value Schools. 

With 12 start dates a year, our online classes will help get you ready for the challenges of nursing school.

Start your nursing career sooner with our online prereqs!

The following classes are typically considered to be nursing prerequisites:* Review the complete list of online, accelerated courses, along with sample syllabi.

BIO 214 Microbiology
BIO 225 Human Anatomy
BIO 226 General Human Physiology
CHE 100 Elements of General and Biological Chemistry
CHE 108 Elements of General and Biological Chemistry Lab
ESS 236 Basic Human Nutrition
NSG 211Pathophysiology 
PSY 205Statistical Methods
PSY 220 Human Growth and Development
PSY 230 Abnormal Psychology

*Guest (non-degree seeking) students are not eligible to receive financial aid.

Classes start soon!

When it comes to your career, quality counts.

Classes are fully online, so your location is no longer a barrier. There are windows of time when tests, labs, and quizzes will need to be completed.

Classes last just five- or eight weeks, with 12 start dates a year, so you can pick the pace that works with your busy schedule.

Marian University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.

Reputation and accreditation matter!

Most Innovative 2022 logoMarian University is ranked #2 Most Innovative School among Midwest Regional Universities for 2022, according to the U.S. News & World Report. Additionally, Marian jumped one spot to #27 (out of 157) for Best Midwest Regional Universities.

You want a university with a great reputation, and one with a long and respected history. Marian University was founded in 1851 and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How often do classes start?

  • Are Marian's online programs accredited?

  • How much does this online program cost?

  • Will my credits transfer?

  • How many classes can I take at once?

  • Can I get financial aid for the online programs?

  • Do I have to be online at a specific time for classes?

Contact us at (317) 955-6271 or with questions or to speak with an advisor.