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Start Your Health care Career With Online Prerequisites From Johns Hopkins

Whether you’re looking to become a nurse, physician, pharmacist, physician assistant, occupational or physical therapist, or preparing for another health-related profession, Johns Hopkins offers convenient, online courses to fulfill most of your prerequisite requirements.

Our 11-week online prerequisites courses for health professions (10 weeks of instruction plus final exam week) are designed with students’ goals in mind. The instructor-led courses are delivered using a facilitated teaching approach to engage students and encourage interaction and participation.

All prerequisites courses are available in the summer, fall, and spring semesters. First-time prerequisites students or returning students who haven’t taken coursework in the past six months must submit a simple online application form. All other returning students will register through the Johns Hopkins University Student Information System.

*Students may enroll in up to three courses per semester, but should not enroll in more than two lab courses at the same time. 

Program Details
  • Fall 2023: Aug 29 – Nov 13
    Spring 2024: Jan 23 – Apr 8
    Summer 2024: May 21 – Aug 5
  • Online

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Tuition Cost: $350 per credit


Upcoming Deadlines

Summer entry: May 14

Current Prerequisite Courses

 

 

* Virtual labs are accepted at Hopkins Nursing, but not everywhere. Check your university and state licensure requirements for prerequisite courses.
* §  Offered but not required for the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing MSN Entry into Nursing program.

LEARN MORE ABOUT ONLINE PREREQUISITES

  • Top-ranked Nursing School
  • Affordable
  • An introduction to the excellence of a Johns Hopkins education
  • Health-focused perspective delivered through a facilitated teaching approach (participatory, interactive, engaging)
  • Instructor led, online convenience
  • 11-week format

Every nursing school has entrance requirements that are a little different, but for the most part, prerequisites for nursing school are similar. Here are prerequisites offered at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing:

* Virtual labs are accepted at Hopkins Nursing, but not everywhere. Check your university and state licensure requirements for prerequisite courses.

* §  Offered but not required for the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing MSN Entry into Nursing program.

The short answer is yes! Prospective students pursuing any discipline in need of supplemental coursework can now take instructor-led, undergraduate-level prerequisites all online at Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. Always speak directly with the program/school at which you are applying to confirm, but our courses are designed to align with requirements for other health programs like:

  • Occupational Therapy (OT)
  • Physical Therapy (PT)
  • Physician Assistant (PA)
  • Pharmacist
  • Pre-Med

Prerequisite Info Session and Virtual Classroom Tour, August 14, 2023.

Watch video demo of virtual classroom and labs.

For further information regarding required materials for all courses, please visit the Prerequisite Textbook Information page.

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