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Nursing Prerequisites

The 16-unit Pre-Nursing Health Science Certificate at University College offers students the opportunity to complete science and lab courses that are required by most nursing and health-related degree programs. Integrating core science subjects with a Christian worldview, along with lab experience, this certificate will fulfill nursing prerequisites and help students on a path to various careers in the health care field.

Learn more about the career opportunities available with a Pre-Nursing Health Science Certificate and how it’s designed to advance your educational goals.

Program Highlights

Total Estimated Costs

Course Tuition LabPaq1 Books2 Other Total
BIO 225 (4) $1,600 $329 $186 $2,115
BIO 235 (4) $1,600 $287 $110 $1,997
BIO 245 (4) $1,600 $270 $110* $1,980**
CHEM 115 (4) $1,600 $290 $132 $2,022
& lens3
Total $6,400 $1,176 $428 $176 $8,180

* Same book as BIO 235
** Total includes book
1 You may not purchase your LabPaq from any company other than HolScience. Prices include estimated shipping. Please visit for more information.
2 Book costs provided by the University Bookstore.
3 Microscope and lens cost provided by

Note: This information is current for the 2014 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the Academic Catalog for more information.