Nursing Change of Major Policy

Effective Fall 2017

Purpose: To define the process for students entering the program though major change.

  • Students who request to transfer into the nursing program by changing a Jewell major must meet with the Department Chair and/or Nursing Student Liaison to review the admission criteria.
  • Students who are in the first semester after high school will be considered Direct Entry Nursing majors and will follow the Direct Entry Policy.
  • Students entering later than the first semester after high school will be classified as a Pre-Nursing student and follow the Pre-Nursing Student Policy.
  1. They will complete an Intent to Begin form.
  2. Determination of acceptance into the nursing program will then be made based on the student meeting admission criteria and space availability.