Nursing is a versatile field in which someone in mid-career can explore different areas of practice, choose to enter advanced practice nursing (NP), or work in nurse education.
In keeping with its focus as a liberal arts institution, Gordon does not have a nursing program. However, if you are interested in nursing, there is no better place to get the pre-nursing courses you will need to be well prepared for a nursing program. Gordon students have had success in finding accelerated nursing programs after graduating as Biology or Psychology majors.
Pre-nursing coursework should include additional courses in social science, psychology, and biological science. Track 2: Prenursing under Gordon's Health Professions Program lists the following
Note: Some programs require additional psychology courses to cover the human lifespan.
*For complete course descriptions, please see the Biology, Chemistry, and Mathematics course listings.
For further information, please contact Gordon's Health Professions advisor, Dr. Craig M. Story.