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 required from all post-secondary schools/programs you’ve attended

UMass Boston graduates are also required to submit an official UMB transcript

Applicants must:

Dates for Accelerated Nursing Sessions

Date Time

September 20, 2018 

5:30 PM-7:30 PM

October 18, 2018

5:30 PM-7:30 PM

November 15, 2018

5:30 PM-7:30 PM

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.