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Nursing Course Descriptions

Admission   

Deadlines: 

The Associate in Science in Nursing program will only accept applications during the open application period, until a semester has been filled. Decisions will be sent based on when a student’s completed application packet was submitted. Check out our Admission FAQs for more details. 

Spring 2019-2020 Applications (classes begin January 2020)

  • July 1, 2019: ASN Application opens
  • August 14, 2019: Early Action Deadline for applications
  • December 15, 2019: Regular Admission Deadline for applications
    • Update 9/17/19: the Spring 2020 semester has been filled at this time. Applications submitted now will be considered for the next available semester.

Summer 2019-2020 Applications (classes begin May 2020)

  • November 1, 2019: ASN Application opens
  • January 10, 2020: Early Action Deadline for applications
  • April 15, 2020: Regular Admission Deadline for applications

Fall 2020-2021 Applications (classes begin September 2020)

  • February 1, 2020: ASN application opens
  • March 18, 2020: Priority Date for applications
    • April 5, 2020: Priority Admission decisions sent
  • April 29, 2020: Regular Admission Deadline for applications

Process:

All applicants are responsible for submitting or completing the following:

  • Completed application for admission, with non-refundable $25 application fee
  • Documentation of high school graduation, GED completion, or other state approved equivalency credential
  • Official college transcript(s) from all institutions attended (if applicable) 

Prerequisites:

Some prerequisites and admission requirements are dependent upon your level of education. Please review the categories below to determine your specific requirements for admission: 

High School Graduates

Applicants who are currently in high school; or, have never taken any courses for credit after high school and have graduated from high school within the last five years

  • Submit most recent official transcript at time of application; a final transcript must be provided at least two weeks prior to the start of their accepted term
  • Minimum cumulative GPA must be a 2.0 or higher
  • Completion of two math courses with at least a “C” (2.0) or higher
  • Completion of one lab science course with at least a “C” (2.0) or higher
  • Submit SAT or ACT scores
    • Students who do not have SAT or ACT scores may be required to take the TEAS test, which will be provided at no charge by Labouré College
  • All accepted students will receive a My Academic Plan and are required to meet with their assigned academic advisor at least two weeks before beginning their first semester
GED or HiSET Completers

Applicants who have never taken any courses for credit after completion of their GED or HiSET

  • Submit official proof of completion
  • Submit SAT or ACT scores (if available)
    • If no SAT or ACT is available, students will be required to take the TEAS
  • All accepted students will receive a My Academic Plan (MAP) and are required to meet with their assigned academic advisor at least two weeks before beginning their first semester
Transfer Students and Associate Degree Holders

Applicants who have completed courses outside of high school, but have not completed a four-year advanced degree

  • Submit all official college transcripts
  • Minimum cumulative GPA must be 2.0 or higher
  • At least one 3-credit college (non-developmental) math course with a final grade of "C" (2.0) or higher
  • At least one 4-credit life science course with a laboratory component with a final grade of "C" (2.0) or higher
  • Students may be requested to take the TEAS test which will be provided at no charge by Labouré College
  • Accepted students will be required to meet with an academic advisor at least two weeks prior to beginning their first term, and may be required to have a My Academic Plan (MAP)
Bachelor's Degree Holders

Applicants who have a bachelor's degree

  • Submit all official college transcripts
  • Minimum cumulative GPA must be 2.0 or higher
  • At least one 3-credit college (non-developmental) math course with a final grade of "C" (2.0) or higher
  • At least one 4-credit life science course with a laboratory component with a final grade of "C" (2.0) or higher
  • Students are required to meet with an academic advisor at least two weeks before their first term and may request a My Academic Plan (MAP) if desired
  • No entry test is required
Master's Degree Holders

Applicants who have a master's degree

  • Submit all official college transcripts
  • Minimum cumulative GPA must be 3.0 or higher
  • At least one 3-credit college (non-developmental) math course with a final grade of "C" (2.0) or higher
  • At least one 4-credit life science course with a laboratory component with a final grade of "C" (2.0) or higher
  • Students are required to meet with an academic advisor at least two weeks before their first term, and may request a My Academic Plan (MAP) if desired
Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs)
  • Required to submit official proof of LPN licensure at time of application
  • All requirements for Transfer Students (listed above) must be submitted
  • Accepted students will be required to meet with an academic advisor at least two weeks prior to beginning their first term, and may have a My Academic Plan (MAP)
  • Note: After students are accepted, LPN students may choose to take the HESI (Health Education System Incorporated) exam to receive exception credit for NUR1000 and/or 2000. 

    Learn more about the LPN to RN track and the HESI.

Notes:
Summer is a non-traditional semester; some students may not take professional clinical courses during summer term due to scheduling. 

Questions? Contact your admissions counselor or give us a call at (617) 322-3575. 

 

2019-2020 Tuition and Fees 

Tuition is paid on a per-credit basis each semester you enroll. The cost is $1,025 per credit for professional courses and $975 per credit for general education courses in the nursing program, plus the cost of books and supplies. 

This program is eligible for financial aid.

Additional fees include: 

  • Admissions Application Fee is $25
  • Matriculation Fee is $200 (paid by the Admission Deposit)
  • Registration fee of $50 is charged per student per semester
  • Course Fee for each Nursing professional course is $900 
  • Graduation Fee is $250 and will be charged in the last semester at the College to cover the cost of graduation processing

*All fees are non-refundable

Massachusetts requires that all students enrolled in nine or more credits each semester have health insurance. Read more about this requirement on our Tuition and Fees page

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