Prerequisite Requirements

Prerequisite Requirements


APPLICANTS to the ASSOCIATES DEGREE PROGRAM (RN)



Prerequisite Courses at High School or College Level Required:  •
  Algebra  •  Biology (must include lab component)   Chemistry(must include lab component)        

Prerequisite Course at High School or College Level Require the following Grades:

High school level courses require minimum score/grade of 75

Non-credit bearing college level math and science courses require minimum grade of B

Credit bearing college level math and science courses require minimum grade of C

RN applicants must also take the ATI - Test of Essential Academic Skills Examination (TEAS).  After paying the application fee, applicants should contact their school’s main office (Memorial: 518-471-3260; Samaritan: 518-271-3285)  for instructions on scheduling the exam through PSI.


APPLICANTSto the PRACTICAL NURSE PROGRAM (LPN)
Program offered at Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing only



Prerequisite Course in High School or College Level Algebra required, with minimum score of 70/C.

LPN applicants must also take the ATI - Test of Essential Academic Skills Examination (TEAS).  After paying the application fee, applicants should contact their School’s main office (518-271-3490) to schedule exam.


Local Institutions Offering Prerequisite Courses



Albany High School Adult Learning Center
27 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12203
518-454-3987 x 982

Algebra/Biology/Chemistry:  $250

Wed/Thur:  6-9 pm
(10-week classes offered Spring/ Fall/ Winter)

City School District of Albany
Alternative Learning Center
141 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12203
518-475-6540

Algebra/Biology/Chemistry: $250
Tues/Thur: 5:30-8:30 pm

 

University at Albany General Studies Office
518-442-5140
(complete non-degree application)

Algebra/Biology/Chemistry: Please call for cost

Hudson Valley Community College
Info: 518-629-7338
Register by phone: 518-629-4560

Algebra(MATH 099/100/110) $462 plus fees
Biology (BIOL 109/150)
Chemistry (CHEM 095)

$462 plus fees per course

Schenectady County Community College
Info/Registration:  518-381-1348/1349

Algebra/Biology/Chemistry: 

Troy School District Adult & Continuing
Education Program
(for residents within Troy School District only)
1950 Burdett Avenue, Troy, NY 12180
518-328-5432

Algebra/Biology/Chemistry:  $270 + book fees
(Offered Fall Semester only)

Prerequisite Courses Available Online



Educational Correspondence Training School (ECTS)                                                                                                                                    

High School Algebra(HSALG101/Math 101)           $199+shipping                                  
High School Biology (HSBIO 105)                             $299+shipping                                  
High School Chemistry (HSCHEM105)                    $299+shipping

OMEGA Math Courses Online
805-773-6586

Elementary Algebra/ Algebra 1: $115
Non-credit/Certificate of completion

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