Turn your passion into a career.
If you have a desire to stand in the gap for sick and hurting people, Huntington University aims to encourage that passion and equip you with the practical skills to meet those needs. Skilled nurses are in high demand, and your experiential learning through HU’s rigorous curriculum will set you up for success, starting with your NCLEX. Our accredited nursing program is designed to give you the in-depth training necessary in human anatomy, physiology, and chemistry to have a successful career in nursing.
As a nursing student at HU, you will take two kinds of courses: pre-nursing and nursing classes (including clinicals). The program provides students with extensive on-campus and off-campus clinical experiences along with everything needed to pass the NCLEX through our required NCLEX review course. With a 100% job placement rate in the healthcare industry, we know you’ll be set up for success.
- Fundamental Skills
- Health Assessment
- Adult Health
- Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
- Nursing Care of Children
- Leadership in Nursing
As a nursing student at Huntington University, you’ll take two kinds of courses: pre-nursing classes and nursing classes (including clinicals). During your first two years at HU, you will take rigorous courses in human anatomy and physiology, chemistry, and core courses in the liberal arts. Students are admitted into the nursing major in the first semester of their freshman year through a competitive ranking of academic performance and other qualifications, such as the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS). As a junior and senior in the nursing program, the focus of your courses will be nursing with additional core courses.
Pre-nursing students will meet the same requirements of general admission to Huntington University as outlined in the Academic Catalog.
To be admitted into HU's nursing program, a student must:
Complete a minimum of 58 credit hours of required freshmen and sophomore courses with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
Maintain a grade of "C" or better in each supporting course (BI 232/232L, BI 241/241L; BI 242/242L; CH 141/141L; EN 121; CO 215; MA 151; PY 111 and PY 230; and SO 111). Please note that all science and math courses may be repeated only once to obtain the required grade of "C" or above to be eligible for entry into the program
Achieve a satisfactory score on the Test of Essential Academic Skills™ (TEAS).
Prove their ability to perform the Essential Abilities
Complete a background check and a drug test
In the event of equally-qualified candidates, priority will be given to students who:
Have a higher GPA and grades in supporting courses
Have higher scores in the TEAS™ Assessment
Complete clinical requirements packet earlier than the due date with consideration based on the order received. Packets must be submitted by April 30 to be considered for the following academic year, admission into clinicals after this date will depend on available space.
Once admitted into the nursing program, it is recommended that students follow the suggested four-year schedule.