Important Changes to 2019 Nursing Entry Requirements

On Friday November 30 2018 the  Nursing Division published changes to their 2019 entry requirements. Please see open letter to prospective nursing students below from the Associate Dean.


Dear Prospective Nursing Student,

The Nursing Division has updated its website to reflect the requirements for the 2019-2020 academic year. We encourage you to review all links so that you are fully aware of the expectations we have of you as applicants. For more, please visit the Nursing homepage at,

The primary change has been removing BIO 142 Anatomy and Physiology II from the prerequisites and replacing it with a general elective of at least three credit hours. This change will go into effect starting with the upcoming application period from January to March 20, 2019.

New Prerequisite Requirements
Course Credits
ENG 111 3
SDV 100/101 1
PSY 230 3
BIO 141 4
Elective 3


We are excited to welcome all qualified students to apply for fall 2019.  For further inquires about nursing admissions requirements we ask that you contact student services at




Laura J. Dickson, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

Associate Dean of Nursing

Northern Virginia Community College