BSN – Accelerated Track
The BSN program accelerated option offers a baccalaureate level nursing program to individuals with a previously earned baccalaureate degree in another field from a regionally accredited college or university. The degree requires completion of 120 semester credit hours. Of these, 26 credit hours are awarded for the prior baccalaureate degree; the remainder consists of 31 credit hours of general education courses and 63 credit hours of nursing courses. Students progress through the option as a cohort group beginning in the spring semester. The BSN degree is completed in a 16-month period, inclusive of three semesters and one summer session.
Graduates of this option are prepared to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN ®). After passing this examination, graduates are eligible to begin a career as a registered professional nurse.
Application Deadline: September 1st
BSN Accelerated Option Requirements and Suggested Full-Time Course of Study
Total Credit Awarded for Prior Degree: 26
Total Required General Education Courses: 31
Total Required Nursing Courses: 63
Total Credit Hours: 120