Admission requirements are as follows:
1. All registered nurses must meet Andrews University entrance requirements and be accepted for admission to the University before being admitted to the nursing program.
2. Application for admission may require a minimum of six weeks for processing evaluation.
3. A current United States RN license or equivalent nursing license in country of residence.
4. Minimal overall GPA of 2.50
5. An acceptable criminal background check from company recommended by Department of Nursing—https:// portal.castlebranch.com/NS39
6. A urine drug screen is required before admission and yearly after. Some clinical sites may require different drug screen times. Drug screens are completed by https://portal.castlebranch.com/NS39
7. Physical examination report that must include: a. Tuberculin skin test (if positive a chest x-ray is required, will be evaluated individually) and yearly evaluation thereafter b. Proof of immunization or serum immunity for MMR1 and MMR2 (measles, mumps, and rubella), T-dap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis), and hepatitis B c. Proof of immunization or serum immunity for varicella-zoster. d. Annual flu shots taken October–December
8. All students are required to have BLS Healthcare Provider Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification from the American Heart Association (AHA).
9. ADA Accommodations: Andrews University accepts and appreciates diversity in its students, including students with learning and other disabilities.
If you feel that you have a learning, psychological, emotional disability it is mandatory that it be formally documented by the Andrews University Counseling & Testing Center, Berrien Regional Education Service Agency or other source recommended by the above two agencies.
This document is required for accommodation to be granted. Less obvious physical disability requires documentation by the University Medical Specialties Center. If you qualify for accommodations under the American Disabilities Act, please see your instructor and advisor as soon as possible for referral and assistance in arranging such accommodations