Pre-Nursing Certificate

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The certificate in Pre-Nursing provides prerequisite and general education coursework to prepare students for entry into nursing programs.

The Pre-Nursing Certificate requires a minimum of 32 credit hours of coursework.

Pre-Nursing Certificate – 32-33 Credits
Can be pursued during or after an associate

Why take this certificate?

  • Take the prerequisite and general education coursework to prepare for entry into nursing programs
  • Take advantage of financial aid at Drury GO locations including Monett and Saint Robert

Who is it for?

Professionals or students who need to:

  • Prepare for entry into nursing programs
  • Complete courses in Microbiology, Human Anatomy and Physiology, Chemistry, English, Pathophysiology, Intermediate Algebra, and Psychology and Sociology


  • After completing the stand-alone pre-nursing certificate, apply for practical or registered nursing programs to pursue a career in Nursing. A nursing career nationwide is expected to grow by 9% between 2020 and 2030.

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