Online prerequisite courses

Accelerate your nursing career!

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  Earn your degree faster. Classes start 12 times a year.

Nursing Prerequisites Online

Marian University’s online nursing prerequisites are perfect for students looking to finish the necessary classes to enroll in nursing school. Marian’s Adult Program provides science prerequisites, including anatomy, physiology, chemistry, microbiology, abnormal psychology, human growth and development, and other courses, such as statistics and art appreciation. For a list of available courses, please visit

All of our classes are offered online in an accelerated format, and when needed, include interactive exercises to aid the learning process and strengthen critical thinking skills. Courses are taught by a mix of full-time faculty and highly-credentialed adjunct instructors. We are an accredited institution that is respected by employers and within the academic community.

Accelerated course highlights

In our online classes, you’ll participate in presentations, learn from instructors as they solve problems, practice what you learn, join group discussions, and take exams. Our program has all the benefits of in-person classes with the convenience of an online format. Marian’s online nursing prerequisite courses are:

  • convenient,
  • can be taken in 5-week terms or 8-week sessions,
  • taught by faculty committed to your success,
  • backed by a respected academic institution,
  • comprehensive and efficient; and
  • available during 12 start-times throughout the year.

Before enrolling

Please speak with your advisor prior to registering for online prerequisite classes. If you intend to continue your nursing education at another institution, we suggest also speaking with your college’s registrar about their transfer credit policies. Sample syllabi can be found at

We recommend not taking more than two classes at a time due to the accelerated delivery. With new classes starting 12 times a year, it’s easy to find the right class at the right time and start your nursing career sooner.

The start of a new career in nursing is just a step away!

Marian University’s online nursing prerequisites can be completed while balancing your career and busy life. Getting started is easy. Request more information, call an advisor at (317) 955-6773, or apply online today!

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