UMA’s Nursing Program prepares students for professional nursing positions in a variety of healthcare settings. Students earn a bachelor’s of science degree in nursing that prepares them for the nursing licensing exam. The UMA Nursing Program also focuses on wellness, self-care, and holistic nursing practice. Upon graduation, nursing students are also eligible for the Holistic Nursing Certification exam.

Early College students interested in pursuing Nursing can begin by taking the suggested coursework. Interested students should familiarize themselves with nursing admissions requirements.

  • BIO 104 Introduction to Human Nutrition (3 credits)
  • CIS 100 Introduction to Computer Applications (3 credits) or CIS 101 Introduction to Computer Science (3 credits)
  • COM 101 Public Speaking (3 credits) or COM 102 Interpersonal Communication (3 credits)
  • ENG 101 College Writing (3 credits)
  • MAT 115 Elementary Statistics (3 credits)
  • PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology (3 credits)
  • SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology (3 credits)

Related Majors and Certificates at UMA

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Mental Health & Human Services
  • Biology
  • Pre-Med Biology
  • Sociology

Related Careers

  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Nurse Educator
  • Nurse Midwife
  • Nurse, MSN in:
    • Informatics
    • Public Health Nursing
    • Nursing Leadership
    • Geriatrics