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Pre-Nursing Health Science Certificate

The 16-unit Pre-Nursing Health Science Certificate at Azusa Pacific Online University offers students the opportunity to complete science and lab courses which are required by most nursing and health-related degree programs. Integrating core science subjects with a Christian worldview, along with lab experience, this certificate will help students on a path to various careers in the health care field.

Learn more about the career opportunities available with a Pre-Nursing Health Science Certificate and how it’s designed to advance your educational goals.

Program Highlights

  • Prepare for advanced studies in nursing and professional programs in health care
  • Complete lab experience and requirements without visiting a formal laboratory
  • Integrate a Christian worldview
  • Establish academic skills and habits needed to enter most nursing programs
  • Support career aspirations in a variety of roles in the health care field

The Pre-Nursing Health Science Certificate includes the following courses*:

BIOL 220 General Microbiology/Lab

BIOL 250 Human Anatomy/Lab

BIOL 251 Human Physiology/Lab

CHEM 115 Chemistry for Health Sciences/Lab

* All courses are WASC accredited.

Note: This information is effective for the 2014 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. To view 2014 program information, please refer to the catalog.

At a Glance

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All stated financial information is subject to change.

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