accelerated bsn program at njcu in jersey city, nj - page 7

Does anybody attend the accelerated BSN program in NJCU? If so what is the cost of the program? How competative is it to get in? Will they accept you if your overall GPA is lower than a 3.0 but you... Read More

  1. by   DorothyzbornakBSN
    MARYJANEFINE
    when i get to my 15 posts (am almost there) i will pm you.
  2. by   DorothyzbornakBSN
    i hear njcu orientation is on the 7th of this month good luck and congratulations to everyone going.
  3. by   DorothyzbornakBSN
    how will i know when i have reached the 15 posts?
  4. by   Maryjanefine
    on the upper right hand corner of your post, it shows you how many posts you have submitted.
  5. by   Maryjanefine
    Hey Guys,

    I was just told that I may be able to get some of the prerequisites waived by njcu if I am a nursing student. So that means I can go ahead and take a&p 1 w/o taking bio 1 & 2. However, I have already taken gen bio and the human body. Do you guys think this is a good idea? Is it hard? I wouldn't need it for micro either as per them. Any suggestions? I was looking at their prerequisites for Micro and you have to take about 4-5 courses before taken it. Wow. I am considering taking the chemistry for the micro.
  6. by   NJ2008
    Hey Maryjanefine,

    Glad to hear that NJCU will allow you to take the science courses without prerequisites. I took the science courses that NJCU asked for at the college where I got my first degree. I didn't have to take any pre reqisists to get into those science classes because my school didn't ask for any.The only prereq was that you take A&P 1 before 2. I only took microbiology, A&P 1 and 2 and NJCU accepted it. Although, the other programs your looking into may have other requirements. Anyway, if you sart now you'll probably be able to apply to NJCU for next years class. Good Luck!!
  7. by   DorothyzbornakBSN
    nj2008
    hi was a&p 1 and 2, microbiology the only prereq. you did?how about statistics and the rest?
  8. by   Maryjanefine
    Thanks. I am going to take get my transcripts from njcu and then register for a&p1 and dev pysch at hccc. I hope the classes are still open.
  9. by   DorothyzbornakBSN
    nj2008

    are you going to the orientation on the 7th even though you have conditional acceptance?
  10. by   NJ2008
    Hey Miralpn,

    What I meant was that microbiology, A&P 1 and 2 were the only SCIENCES that I took. Yeah, I also had to take statistics and child psychology.
  11. by   DorothyzbornakBSN
    maryjanefine
    this is my 15th so i will pm you now
  12. by   Maryjanefine
    Can you pm your email add. I can't write back until I get at least 15 post. I am int. in the the excelsior college thing. I was planning to register tom. at 2 comm. colleges to take some course.

    Thanks
  13. by   Maryjanefine
    Hey JersyGuy,

    Thank you so much for the info. Me and my husband work together and will be laid off some time next year. I will be going into the nursing program at njcu, if accepted, in Sept 2009. Right now I am registering to take my prerequesities. However, I will be on unemployment later on in 2009, so I hope I can get this benefit as well. I did not know anything about this program. It will def. be a great help since I won't be working and my husband will be looking for another job.

    thanks again.

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