Associate of Arts in Pre-Nursing

Nursing Career Opportunities

  • Case Manager
  • Critical Care Nurse
  • Home Health Care
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Billing
  • Medical and Health Services Manager
  • Medical Lab Technician
  • Medical Writer
  • Nurse Manager
  • Pediatric Nurse
  • Pharmaceutical Sales Rep
  • Public Health Nurse
  • Registered Nurse

Online or On Campus, This Program Is Your Gateway to Earning a BSN

There’s never been a better time to start or advance a career in healthcare. Mid-America Christian University’s (MACU) faith-based pre-nursing program will help you earn an associate of arts (AA) in general studies, putting you on track for a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and opening up a world of opportunities in medicine, public health, and more. If you’re already an RN, MACU’s pre-nursing classes—offered online and on-campus—can help you take your career to a new level.

For more than a decade, a nursing shortage has existed due to reasons such as retirement, a growing geriatric population with age-related conditions, and healthcare reform. The COVID-19 pandemic has only exacerbated the situation–and shown the world the important role nurses have in healthcare. With an anticipated job growth of 9 percent between 2020 and 2030, the need for nurses shows no signs of slowing.  Pre-nursing can be used as a stepping stone to a variety of careers for nurses that offer reliable and gratifying employment, as well as high-earning potential.

 MACU is accredited through the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).

Program Information

AA in Pre-nursing Online: Accelerated, Affordable BSN Preparation

For more than 20 years, MACU has offered fully accredited online learning that caters to students who want to work toward a degree but need a convenient, affordable, and flexible program that fits their lifestyle. Here are some of the ways our online pre-nursing classes can help you save money and finish faster:

  • Just one class at a time in a consecutive order
  • Up to 30 credits (per year) for life experience (volunteering, community service, etc.) 
  • Eligible military service training can be applied as course credits 
  • Minimal upfront costs, including no initial book fees
  • Free placement testing
  • Full support–including tutoring and student services

We offer a small teacher-to-student ratio, and our professors, who all have real-world experience, do everything they can to make every student feel like they’re part of the MACU community. 

As you prepare to begin your degree at MACU, our enrollment counselors are ready to assist you. Please take a look at this downloadable degree sheet, featuring an overview of MACU’s Pre-Nursing degree program. Don’t hesitate to reach out by emailing [email protected] or calling 888-888-2341 if you have any questions.

AA in Pre-Nursing On Campus: Connect, Belong, Explore & Grow

At MACU, you’ll always be seen for who you are–never as just a number. As a faith-based university with an on-campus population of less than 1,500, MACU faculty and staff are actively involved in helping students build and maintain a respectful, engaged, and vibrant community where everyone belongs.

You can also explore and grow at MACU. No matter what your interests are, MACU offers you the chance to do what you love. If you’re looking for more, you’re sure to discover it in Oklahoma City. With a growing population of more than 640,000, the city boasts exceptional career-boosting experiences, as well as countless restaurants, shopping centers, and entertainment venues.

MACU benefits for on-campus students include:

  • Affordable, streamlined degree completion
  • Low faculty-to-student ratio
  • Small, intimate campus where community is encouraged and safety is a priority
  • Immediate proximity to a growing, diverse city with a thriving job market
  • Support services that help students thrive and succeed
  • Recreational, academic, and faith-based activities and groups
  • Competitive sports and esports teams

MACU Offers Christ-centered Foundation for Nurses

Nursing is a career that presents abundant opportunities to demonstrate God’s love. 

MACU’s pre-nursing program is bible-based and built on the foundation of Jesus Christ’s love and service to others. Students are provided with opportunities to grow in their spiritual life by taking part in weekly chapel services, student-led devotions and many faith-based campus clubs and activities.

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