Are you thinking about becoming a nurse? Nursing is a rewarding career that offers
a variety of opportunities for advancement. Our Pre-Nursing program prepares you for
future nursing programs at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. You will
have multiple opportunities during your coursework to learn, develop, practice, and
interact with others to fully prepare for the FAMU Nursing BSN program.
Admission to the university is within the purview of the Office of Admissions. Students
declaring Nursing as their major are admitted to the University as a Pre-Nursing major.
Pre-Nursing (pre-professional level) students can apply for admission to professional
level nursing once they have satisfied all general education, Gordon Rule and foreign
language requirements. Note: Admission to the university does not automatically grant admission to the professional
The length of time in the pre-professional (Pre-Nursing) level will vary with the
educational background of the student. The student must complete pre-professional
requirements before admission to the professional level. Please note that the School
of Nursing is a limited access program due to clinical limitations. Admission to
the professional level is determined by the availability of space, not the size of
the applicant pool. Therefore, satisfaction of all requirements does not automatically
lead to admission to the professional level.
Applications for admission into the professional level nursing program are accepted
May 1 - May 15 for fall admission and October 1 - October 15 for spring admission. Click here for more information on admission to professional level nursing.
Please Note: All applicants for professional level nursing must take the TEAS test and obtain
a minimum score of "proficient" overall and for all sections of the assessment.
Students seeking admission to the School of Nursing must apply for admission to the
university first. Click here for more information about admission to Florida A&M University.
First year nursing students are encouraged to join the School of Nursing's Living
and Learning Community. In the Nursing Living and Learning Community (LLC), students
will build a solid foundation of knowledge and skills during this first step of their
journey to become a competent and compassionate nurse. For more information on the
Nursing LLC, click here.