Starting Term Application Deadlines
August 2020
There will be no January 2020 starting term.
April 1, 2019 
June 1, 2019
Jan. 15, 2020

Completed applications will be reviewed after each deadline. A limited number of seats are available in the cohort, and seats will be extended to admitted applicants on a rolling basis until the cohort is full.

This program offers an accelerated format for those possessing a degree in a non-nursing field and meeting prerequisites. Any associate, bachelor, or higher degree is acceptable. Students maintain a full-time status for 12 months. The Accelerated Nursing Program will begin each August starting in 2020. 

Prerequisite Course Requirements

Before enrolling in the ACE Program, students must have completed the following courses, totaling 39-63 credit hours.

These courses may be completed at NMC prior to matriculation or transferred from regionally accredited institutions. The College Registrar will evaluate previous transcripts.


Prerequisite Courses
Applies to those with a bachelor's degree or an associate degree
COM 101 English Composition BIO 280 Microbiology with Lab
HUM 210 Introduction to Ethics PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology
CHE 100 College Chemistry with Lab PSY 215 Lifespan Psychology
MAT 110 Intermediate Algebra SSC 235 Introduction to Sociology or 
The Sociology of Culture
BIO 225 Human Anatomy & Physiology I with Lab MAT 360 Introduction to Statistics
BIO 226 Human Anatomy & Physiology II with Lab SSC 370 Principles of Research
BIO 240 Principles & Concepts of Nutrition

Additional Prerequisite Courses
If you currently have a bachelor's degree
HUM ____  Free Electives in an Arts & Science Division (at least nine credit hours)


Additional Prerequisite Courses 
If you currently have an associate degree
HUM 150 World of Ideas: Critical Reasoning and Rhetoric HUM 270 World of Ideas: Humanities Elective
HUM 220* World of Ideas: Humanities Elective SSC 235** The Sociology of Culture
HUM 255 World of Ideas: Historical Perspectives

*At least one of the two humanities elective courses must be in the Arts or Human Connection distribution area.
** Replaces SSC235 (3) - Introduction to Sociology requirement.

As a reminder, you do not need to have your prerequisites completed prior to the application deadline.

If you are accepted into the program, it is contingent upon successful completion (C- or better) of the remaining prerequisites and a conferred degree prior to program start.


For More Information Contact:

Cathy FilipowiczCathy Filipowicz
Recruitment & Admissions Coordinator
(402) 354-7207