Pre-Nursing Curriculum for Associate Degree Nursing Stand-Alone Program
Submit proof of completion of a minimum of 120-hour State of Iowa approved Certified Nurse Aide program or equivalent. A transcript of your course grade from a state approved program or certificate of completion displaying a “T” number will serve as verification.
Submit proof of successful completion of Nurse Aide written (NRAO858) and skills tests (NRAO859) for placement on the Direct Care Worker Registry. A transcript indicating you passed both tests, or a Registry card will serve as verification. Further information on testing is offered through
In addition to the above courses, students must also complete all other entry requirements.
See Application Process Check sheet
Progression - a flow diagram of the order in which courses are taken to progress through the new Stand Alone ADN Nursing Program.