Nursing programs require applicants to complete either the TEAS or HESI exams. Most programs will have a minimum score required to apply.
Some programs will require that you list individuals as references or even require letters of recommendation. It is advised that you list faculty, work supervisors, and nurses or other healthcare professionals with which you have volunteered or shadowed as your evaluators.
While most programs do not require a set number of hours, it is advised that you have some experience or exposure to clinical settings. Therefore, our office encourages students to seek out shadowing or volunteer opportunities at local hospitals and clinics to gain insight to the nursing profession.