Direct Entry/MSN - Prerequisites


  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Anatomy and Physiology I and II (4 credit course with lab)
  • General Chemistry (4 credit course with lab)
  • Microbiology (4 credit course with lab)
    Microbiology at Salem State has prerequisites (Biology and Chemistry). Other accredited colleges may offer Microbiology without prerequisites.
  • Statistics (3 credits)

Prerequisite Notes

  • Can be taken at any accredited college/university.
  • Cannot be more than seven years old - NO EXCEPTIONS
  • Must be completed with a grade of B or better prior to enrollment in classes.


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