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
- Offered over 15 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
The TEAS exam is required for all applicants.
- 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
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
- Accelerated BS Option Curriculum
- Accelerated Nursing Option Fact Sheet
- Accelerated Nursing Option Supplemental Form
- Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS®) Entrance Exam FAQs
- Check List of Required Application Items for Accelerated Nursing Option (ANO)
- 2013-2016 Undergraduate Nursing Student Handbook (Updated 12/5/2016)