School of Nursing

Pre-Nursing Program

The Pre-nursing program is for students who need to meet general education requirements and nursing support course requirements in preparation for application to the Pre-Licensure BSN program.

Steps to Success

Prospective pre-nursing students MUST;

  1. Apply for and be granted admission to Western Illinois University by contacting the Admissions Office
  2. Upon acceptance to the School of Nursing, successfully complete the course of study with an adequate g.p.a. to be eligible to apply for the Pre-Licensure BSN program
  3. While in your second year of study, apply to the Pre-Licensure BSN program requesting acceptance into the program
  4. Once accepted, continue in your studies for the Pre-Licensure BSN
All general education and nursing prerequisite courses must be satisfactorily completed by the required date.