Interested in completing your nursing prerequisites online? Smart move. Whether you are just starting to think about getting your nursing degree, or it’s been years since you’ve been in school -- taking your general education courses online is a flexible and cost effective way to get the credits you need for your nursing degree program.
You can decide whether nursing is the path for you in a low-risk environment. Practically speaking, this means that if at first you don’t succeed - you can afford to try again. You can go at your own pace or if you need to retake a course online, you can do so at a low-cost without taking on student debt.
You will pay less for your required general education courses - and pay less for your nursing degree. When you complete online courses through StraighterLine, you can quickly, affordably, and confidently earn the college credit you need, and significantly reduce the cost of your degree.
You can get ready for success in your nursing degree program. You can take your prerequisites online in a low-risk environment. Also, at StraighterLine, we have found that students who succeed in our online course are more prepared to succeed in their degree programs.
You can transfer your courses to your school. StraighterLine has partnerships with over 130 accredited colleges -- many have nursing programs -- where your courses can transfer. Check out our course equivalency agreements with your school to see which credits transfer. Your courses are also eligible for transfer at more than 2,000 colleges through ACE Credit.
Which general education courses will you need for your nursing degree?
Though it depends on the school, most nursing degree programs require the same general education courses. We’ve compiled a list of the most common prerequisite courses nursing students take here at StraighterLine in order to pursue their nursing degree:
English Composition I is typically required for all majors, no matter your degree program. Most nursing degree programs, however also require that students also complete English Composition II.
Anatomy & Physiology
- Anatomy & Physiology I
- Anatomy & Physiology I Lab
- Anatomy & Physiology II
- Anatomy & Physiology II Lab
Pay less for your nursing prerequisites
With a $99 StraighterLine membership, you can enroll in as many courses as you want starting at $59. Check out our full course catalogue and enroll today.