Pre-Nursing Advising Resources

Use these resources while you navigate through your time as a pre-nursing major.

Nursing Program Requirements

As a pre-nursing student, you will have specific prerequisites to complete and you will need to closely track your GPA before applying to nursing school. Your advisor will work closely with you, and you can use these resources to make sure you're on track.

contact your advisor

Students Last Name A–L
Tony Och
Derham 203

Students Last Name M–L
Laura Bauercamper
Derham 203

TEAS Testing

Please be 10–15 minutes early.

Each test costs $60. Please register at least a week prior to take the test—there are registration deadlines for each testing date.

summer & fall test dates

  • May 23, 8 a.m.–noon
  • June 22, 8 a.m.–noon
  • July 19, 5–9 p.m.
  • August 3, 8 a.m.–noon
  • August 21, 1–5 p.m.
  • September 14, 4–8 p.m.
  • October 10, 4–8 p.m.
  • November 3, 1–5 p.m.
  • December 4, 4–8 p.m.

CNA and CPR Certification

As part of the application requirements, you are required to be certified as a CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) and have your BLS (Basic Life Support) CPR Certificate.

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
You are required to have certification as a certified nursing assistant (CNA) in the State of Minnesota. Find a CNA training site with the search tools below.

BLS (Basic Life Support) CPR
You are required to have certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Must complete the Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provided level class that is valid for two years. Find a CPR/BLS training site with the search tools below.