Applicants seeking to apply for admissions to the Online (Accelerated Degree Program) must provide a completed admissions application, proof of high school graduation, or equivalent, and participate in an admissions interview.
The following are examples of proof of high school graduation or equivalent:
- *An official high school transcript.
- A copy of Graduate Equivalency Diploma (GED).
- A copy of service members’ DD214 or Enlisted Records Brief (ERB), indicating graduation from high school or equivalent.
- A copy of service members’ Joint Services Transcript (JST), for applicants not applying for federal Title IV aid. Service members applying for federal Title IV aid must provide applicable proof of high school graduation, listed within these requirements.
- A copy of the applicant’s high school diploma.
- An Official Home School transcript.
- An official associate degree transcript.
One of the following forms of documentation will also be accepted as proof of high school graduation or equivalent.
- Official documentation of successful completion of at least 60 semester or trimester credit hours or 72 quarter credit hours that does not result in an associate’s degree, but is acceptable toward a bachelor’s degree at any institution, or
- Official documentation of enrollment in a bachelor’s degree program in which at least 60 semester or trimester hours or 72 quarter credit hours have been successfully completed, including credits transferred into a bachelor’s degree program.
An applicant whose transcript show less than a 2.00 cumulative grade point average must submit a personal statement. High school seniors in courses still in progress must provide current official transcripts of work through the date of application. A final high school transcript, indicating the date of graduation, is required prior to beginning classes.
*Under certain circumstances an unofficial transcript or alternative documentation may be accepted if approved by the Registrar and/or the Chief Regulatory Officer. Other forms of acceptable documentation are an unofficial high school transcript or unofficial associate’s degree transcript.
The applicant and Admissions Representative must schedule an interview.
Online (Accelerated Degree Program) First Term Additional Admissions Requirements
The applicant must make every effort to complete the admissions process prior to starting classes. Post University expects that all admissions requirements will be met by the end of the first Term (eight weeks). Applicants will be permitted to take classes during their first term while completing the admission process; however, they will not be eligible for federal student aid until the entire admissions process is completed.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Additional Requirements
Applicants Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) must provide the following additional information.
- Documentation of graduation from an approved registered nurse (RN) program.
- Proof of an unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse.
- Verification through the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) of an unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse, or evidence of RN licensure eligibility.
Admissions and retention in the nursing program requires the following.
- Maintaining an unrestricted, unencumbered license to practice as an RN throughout the duration of the program.
- Providing verification of a valid RN license is required to receive PLA credit for RN licensure (30 credits).
Students who do not maintain a current unencumbered, unrestricted RN license will be dismissed from the program.
Alternative Credit Options
Within the limits stated below, Post University provides an opportunity for students to demonstrate college-level proficiency in certain subjects where learning has occurred in non-traditional ways, such as advanced placement courses, on-the-job training, standardized examinations, or work experience. Learn more about the Alternative Credit Options