General Admission Requirements for all Programs

All applicants to the Academy must:

  1. Meet with program’s Admission Advisor to review all required disclosures and receive full information prior to enrolling to Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts. Please note that some programs may have additional requirements such as attending an Open House prior to meeting with Admissions; please see Additional Admissions Requirements per Program.
  2. Meet with Financial Aid Advisor to review all required disclosures and receive full information prior to enrolling to Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts. Please note that this requirement is not applicable for non-financial aid programs.
  3. Pay all applicable fees, as per the current published fee schedule prior to the issuance of an enrollment agreement or make other payment arrangements acceptable to the academy.
  4. Possess a High School Diploma from an approved/accredited high school or a GED; and be at least 18 years of age (official ID is required) to be able to enroll to core program. Please ask Admission Advisor for more details and for the list of approved High Schools. Please refer to the Foreign Transcript/Diploma Evaluation Policy for more information regarding additional requirements.
  5. Complete the entrance exam with minimum score required as outlined in the table General Admission Requirements Details below; this is applicable to all programs except for the BSN Program (RN to BSN Pathway). All applicable Programs utilize the Scholastic Level Exam (SLE), with the exception of the Discover Test for the AS PTA Program. For more details please review the section Scholastic Level Exam (SLE) below and Discover Testing section in Additional Admission Requirements for PTA.
  6. Comply with all Gurnick Academy requirements for Immunizations, Health Screening, Background Check and CPR/First Aid policy.
  7. Comply with the program’s performance requirements. Make sure to read each Program’s performance requirements in Program Performance Requirements section.
  8. Comply with the Additional Admission Requirements per Program. Please review this section for the applicable program.
  9. Meet the minimum student skills, hardware and software requirements if the students enroll in any of distance education (online) courses. Please refer to the Minimum Requirements for Students Enrolling in Distance Education Courses section.

General Admission Requirements Details

Program

Minimum Degree Requirements and Prerequisite Course(s)

Minimum Entrance Exam Score

Admission Point System

VN Prerequisite Course and HSD/GED 19 N/A

Essential Medical Bio-Science*

PT

Prerequisite Course and HSD/GED

19

N/A

Essential Medical Bio-Science*

MA

HSD/GED

16

N/A

 

DA

HSD/GED

16

N/A

The course description

AS UT

HSD/GED

30

Yes

Course description

AS RT

HSD/GED 30

Yes


Course description

AS PTA Prerequisite Courses and HSD/GED

N/A

Yes

Anatomy & Physiology with Lab
Algebra - college level
English Reading and Writing Composition
Intro to Psychology or Lifespan Psych
Social and Behavior Sciences
Oral Communication/Speach or Interpersonal Communication

ADN 

Prerequisite Courses and HSD/GED

N/A

Yes

Human Body in Health and Disease I with Lab
General Mirobiology with Lab
English Reading and Composition
Algebra I
General Psychology
Human Body in Health and Disease II with Lab
Nutrition in Health & Disease
Critical Thinking
Introduction to Sociology
Public Speaking, Basics of Effective Communication 

 

ASVN

Prerequisite Course and HSD/GED

N/A

Yes

General Mirobiology with Lab
English Reading and Composition
Algebra I
General Psychology
Human Body in Health and Disease II with Lab
Nutrition in Health & Disease
Critical Thinking
Introduction to Sociology
Public Speaking, Basics of Effective Co

 

BSN (RN to BSN
Pathway)
Prerequsite Courses and HSD/GED and a RN license**
N/A
Yes

Intermediate Algebra
Composition and Reading
Nutrition in Health and Disease
Human Anatomy w/Lab
Human Physiology w/Lab
Microbiology w/Lab
Psychology
Public Speaking/Fundamentals of Oral Communication
Introduction to Sociology
RN courses listed in the Registered Nursing Prerequisite Courses: RN to BSN Pathway table

BS in DMI

HSD/GED and a passed ARRT Registry or equivalent

N/A

N/A

Anatomy & Physiology II (w/o lab)
Growth & Development through Lifespan
Research Statistics
Introduction to Information Systems
General Psychology
Written Communication for Professionals
Spanish 1 

AS MRI HSD/GED 30

Yes

 

 

 

 


All prerequisite courses marked with an asterisk* may be taken at Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts.

** Minimum of 225 hours of RN work experience within the last 3 years.

Scholastic Level Exam (SLE)

Scholastic Level Exam (SLE) is a general assessment test that is designed to test the level of comprehension and existing knowledge. It consists of 50 logical thinking questions based on English and math. There is no cost for this exam. Applicants are allowed 3 attempts within a calendar year to pass the exam. There must be at least 7 days between attempts. Results are valid for one year. Please note that if a graduate (or current student) applies for the other program and his/her SLE result has expired, this person must take a test again.

Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS®)

[for ADN Program Only]

The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS®) measures basic essential skills in the academic content area domains of reading, mathematics, science and English and language usage. The test is intended for use primarily with adult nursing program applicant populations. The objectives assessed on TEAS®V are those which nurse educators deemed most appropriate and relevant to measure entry level academic readiness of nursing program applicants. The cost for this exam is $55 per individual test taker. Acceptable payments for this exam are Cashier's Check or Money Order only. Applicants are allowed 3 attempts a year starting from the original date of the first exam. Results are valid for one year. 

Breakdown of test subjects (by percentage of entire test):

  • Reading – 28%
  • Mathematics – 20%
  • Science – 32%
  • English and Language Usage – 20%