At a Glance

Program units

16

Cost per unit

$400

Base cost

$6,400*

Accreditation

WASC

Location

*Base Cost (cost per unit x program units) is provided to aid in program comparison only. Please note, some courses may require additional tuition, lab paq, and other fees.

All stated financial information is subject to change. For a detailed cost estimate or more information, contact UC Student Financial Services.

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

  • Prepare for advanced studies in nursing and professional programs in health care
  • Complete lab experience and requirements without visiting a formal laboratory
  • Integrate a Christian worldview
  • Establish academic skills and habits needed to enter most nursing programs
  • Support career aspirations in a variety of roles in the health care field

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
Microscope
& lens3
$176
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 holscience.com for more information.
2 Book costs provided by the University Bookstore.
3 Microscope and lens cost provided by holscience.com.

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.