Requirements

  • Acceptance to Southern Miss as an undergraduate
  • Graduation from an associate degree or diploma program accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
  • A GPA of at least 2.5 or above on a 4.0 scale in non-nursing prerequisite courses
  • All prerequisite courses completed before matriculation into the College of Nursing
  • Proof of current CPR certification
  • Proof of unrestricted RN license
  • Proof of physical exam; immunizations (MMR, Tdap, Hepatitis B); varicella vaccine or titer; and TB skin test
  • Proof of criminal background check and/or affidavit
  • Controlled-substances screen