MECP Program

The Medical Enlisted Commissioning Program is 3 years, with the 1st year to complete pre-requisites followed by 2 years of upper division nursing program.


This deadline is for last year's application period is August 22, 2014 to begin the nursing program in fall of 2016

TEAS version V (5) accepted dates are: 8/15/2013 and no later than 8/22/2014.

(According to NAVADMIN 251447Z APR 13, MECP Package must be postmarked by 15 September 2014).

Nursing program date listed above is for entry into actual 2 year nursing program, but accepted candidates will start classes in fall of previous year (2015) to complete pre-requisite courses, failure to maintain minimum required overall GPA, 3.0 on a 4.0 scale will result in dismissal from program.

You must earn a grade of C or higher in all required courses.

Application Packet 


Credit hour requirements prior to admission to UWF Nursing Program are a minimum of 62 hours.

Completion of two years High School foreign language or two semesters of the same language at the college level prior to admission to UWF Nursing Program.

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all common course prerequisites and nursing courses. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required for consideration for acceptance into the upper division nursing courses.

Completion of all statewide common course prerequisites with grade of "C" or better by the end of Summer 2015 for admission to upper division nursing program for Fall 2015.

  • BSC 1085/L Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab (4 sh)
  • BSC 1086/L Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab (4 sh)
  • Choose One: CHMxxxx, BCHxxxx, PCBxxxx, PHYxxxx, or BSCxxxx (3 sh)
  • DEP 2004 Human Development Across the Life Span (3 sh)
  • HSC 2577 Principles of Nutrition (3 sh)
  • MCB 1000/L Fundamentals of Microbiology with Lab (4 sh)
  • STA 2023 Elements of Statistics (3 sh)
  • Choose One: PSYxxxx, SOPxxxx, or SYGxxxx (3 sh)

Acceptance into upper division nursing program and completion of upper division nursing core courses with grade of "C" or better:

  • NUR 3116 Concepts of Nursing Practice
  • NUR 3145 Pharmacology
  • NUR 3735 Foundations of Medical Surgical Nursing I
  • NUR 3735L Foundations of Medical Surgical Nursing I Clinical Lab
  • NUR 3736 Medical Surgical Nursing II
  • NUR 3736L Medical Surgical Nursing II Clinical Lab
  • NUR 3535 Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
  • NUR 3535L Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing Clinical Lab
  • NUR 3837 Health Care Issues
  • NUR 4165 Nursing Research
  • NUR 4455 Maternal-Newborn Nursing
  • NUR 4455L Maternal-Newborn Nursing Clinical Lab
  • NUR 4255 Medical Surgical Nursing III
  • NUR 4255L Medical Surgical Nursing III Clinical Lab
  • NUR 4615 Family & Community Health Nursing
  • NUR 4515L Family & Community Health Nursing Lab
  • NUR 4827 Nursing Management & Leadership
  • NUR 4945L Nursing Management & Leadership Clinical Lab

The following courses are not required, but are strongly recommended as elective courses for nursing students. Must have a grade of C or higher.

  • Pathophysiology (HSC 3555)
  • Medical Terminology (HSC 3535)
  • Psychology (PSY 2012) (if SYGxxxx has also been completed)
  • Fundamentals of Organic and Biochemistry with Lab (CHM 2200/L)