How to Apply

Many institutions offer online prerequisite courses, but with Marian University’s reputation for rigorous courses and engaged professors, you can feel confident that you have a strong foundation to enter into a challenging nursing or other healthcare program.

Tuition and Fees

Currently, the tuition for the online prerequisite courses is $405 per credit hour and most of the courses are 3-5 credit hours. Students will also pay for textbooks and labs (virtual access or a kit). Details are available via the MAP website.

Financial aid is not available for non-degree seeking students. MAP tuition and fees are due by the first day of each class.

Course Schedule

Marian University offers our prerequisite courses in an online, accelerated format. Provided through Marian’s Adult Programs (MAP), courses are offered:

  • As a five or eight-week course
  • Up to 12 times a year (Refer to the MAP schedule below for details.)

  Find out more about the upcoming schedule

Apply Today

There are two ways to register:

  • 1. For those who just need online prerequisites:

    If you are working on your bachelor’s degree or are not seeking a degree from Marian University, just click the link below. After you fill out the form completely, a Marian University advisor will contact you to discuss program and enrollment specifics. No transcripts are required for non-degree seeking students.

    While you’re submitting an application, please pay close attention to MAP’s calendar, especially the sections detailing the registration deadlines, fees, and time zones. The $45 application fee is non-refundable.

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  • 2. For those planning to enroll in the Marian University second degree, ABSN program:

    If you have a bachelor’s degree and are planning to attend the Marian University second degree, accelerated online BSN program, we recommend that you speak to an admissions advisor prior to registering for the MAP prerequisite courses. To contact an admissions advisor, please call 866.892.6463.

    Speak to an ABSN Advisor

While you wait, please request any official copies of your transcript(s) be sent to Marian University’s Office of Online Admission. An official copy of all transcripts must be provided prior to being accepted by Marian University.

International credits will need to be evaluated separately. Visit for approved agencies.

Electronic transcripts may be sent to or mail transcripts to:

Marian University
Office of Online Admission
3200 Cold Spring Road
Indianapolis IN 46222

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