Nursing Pre-Professional


Nursing Pre-Professional 

This emphasis area provides students with the basic courses for entry into four-year professional nursing programs. The courses are applicable to various other related programs in the life sciences and medical fields. 

This program is located on the Scottsbluff Campus. 

Degrees and Certificates

Associate of Science in Nursing (Pre-Professional)


  • Provide students with a detailed understanding of the structure and function of the human body. 
  • Provide students with basic chemical principles applicable to the human body. 
  • Provide students with an appreciation for those environmental phenomena that affect the human body. 
  • Provide students with an opportunity to learn the principles by which humans interact with others. 


  • Students wishing to transfer to the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) need to contact an advisor at UNMC for specific requirements about admission to the university and the program. 
  • Application to the BSN program is processed through UNMC, not through WNCC. General advising of the required prerequisite courses while at WNCC is provided by faculty in the Nursing program in the Division of Health Sciences at WNCC. 
  • Some courses have prerequisites. Students are responsible for meeting the prerequisites for the course(s) they select. 

Core Requirements (26 Credits)

  • A minimum of 15-16 credits of combined science and math credits are required for the AS degree. This must include a minimum of three (3) credits of math and four (4) credits of science brom BIOS, CHEM or PHYS options. 

Gainful Employment (GE)

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Diversity, Equity, and Fairness

Approved By:
Nebraska State Board of Nursing
P.O. Box 95007
Lincoln, NE  68509

Accredited By:
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc.
3343 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA  30326

Accredited: Next Evaluation Site Visit Spring 2024.