Pre-Nursing Track

The Pre-Nursing Track is designed to help students complete the necessary prerequisites required to apply to the CCNE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at ACU.

The 68 credit hour track does not result in a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.

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Meet the Track Coordinator

Dr. Scott Self is the director of general education and integrated studies at ACU Online. He also serves as the track coordinator for Pre-Nursing Pathway. Most recently, he was assistant professor in the School of Educational Leadership. Prior to that, he held the roles of director of university access programs and university disability compliance officer on ACU’s main campus. He earned his Ph.D. at Texas Tech University in Higher Education Research. His research and passion centers upon issues of college access for historically marginalized populations, and how specific policies or practices in higher education affect those students.

Degree Highlights


Credit Hours: 68

Example Coursework

CHEM 113: Introductory Chemistry

NUTR 221: Introductory Nutrition

BIOL 291 & 292: Anatomy and Physiology I & II

BIOL 353: General Microbiology


School of Undergraduate Studies

Upcoming Start Dates

January 12, 2021

March 9, 2021

Admission Requirements

ACU’s online undergraduate programs are intended for non-traditional students interested in gaining a bachelor’s degree in an online modality.

To be considered for admission, students must:

  • Complete an “Online Undergraduate Program” application accompanied by a non-refundable processing fee.
  • Provide official transcripts of all previous academic work.

Students are not required to submit ACT or SAT test scores.