Nursing - Accelerated, BS

The typical accelerated applicant has:

• A first baccalaureate degree GPA of 3.0
• A GPA of no less than 3.3 for prerequisite courses 

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

Application Requirements

The TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills) exam, with a score of Proficient or higher, is required for all applicants.

Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0

Applicants must complete a one-page essay on the topic: What is a professional nurse?

Official transcripts from other schools

If you are a UMass Boston graduate, all of the above apply EXCEPT:

Applicants must:

Dates for Accelerated Nursing Sessions

Date Time

June 21, 2018


July 19, 2018


August 16, 2018


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

For directions to UMass Boston, please visit the directions page.

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.