About This Program:

The purpose of the pre-nursing program is to provide students a liberal arts based pre-nursing program of study through the foundational coursework credits and many of the pre-requisites needed for admission to a nursing program. The Pre-Nursing Program provides a holistic approach to the education of GMC students by emphasizing character education and critical thinking.

Core Curriculum Requirements for the AA Degree

Core Curriculum Requirements for the AS Degree

Pre-Nursing Concentration Degree Requirements

What You Will Learn:

  • Students will be able to relate the functions and relationships among the various organ systems of the human body.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate practical knowledge of human systems.
  • Students will be able to apply knowledge of the growth, cultivation, and control of microorganisms.
  • Students will be able to characterize host/pathogen interactions and apply this knowledge to proper use of antibiotic/chemotherapeutic treatments.

Program Benefits:

Upon completion of the degree, students are well prepared for admission to Registered Nursing (R.N.) programs throughout the state of Georgia and adjacent states. This program prepares students for completion of two-year Associate of Science in Nursing (A.S.N.) programs, Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) programs at four-year institutions, and R.N. bridge programs at participating institutions.

R.N. Occupational Outlook


Average Cost for Degree:

$13,671 - 14,994


Course Descriptions


Degree Program Coordinator:

Brandi Jones,

Natural Sciences Division Chair:

Randy Elvidge,