Academics

Nursing - Accelerated, BS

The typical accelerated applicant has:

• a first baccalaureate degree GPA of 3.3
• a GPA of no less than 3.5 for prerequisite courses 

About the Undergraduate Program in Nursing for Non-nursing BS or BA

  • Offered over fifteen consecutive months starting each summer
  • This intensive option will include adult learning styles and combine online, blended and face-to-face classes
  • A full-time commitment is required while attending this nursing option
  • A BSN is earned upon the completion of this 15 month accelerated nursing option

Application Requirements

The TEAS exam is required for all applicants.

Applicants must:

  • Complete their bachelor degree in any field before the December 1 application deadline.
  • Complete all prerequisite courses before the December 1 application deadline
  • Complete the accelerated supplemental form
  • Submit application materials before the December 1 application deadline
  • Attend (in-state applicants only) one of our mandatory accelerated nursing option information sessions before the application deadline

Dates for Accelerated Nursing Information Sessions

  • Dates to be announced

To sign up for an Accelerated Nursing Information Session, complete the online registration form.

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Other Nursing Program Option

You can also choose our traditional nursing option to attain your nursing degree over four years and on a standard university semester schedule.

College of Nursing and Health Sciences students at the Center for Clinical Education and Research (CCER).

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