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2017-2018 University Catalog 
2017-2018 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing Accelerated, BSN

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About the Program

For individuals who hold at least an undergraduate degree and wish to pursue a career in Nursing

This full time program lasts 4 semesters (59 credits)

Graduates are prepared to take the national nursing licensure exam, NCLEX, and be licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN). Graduates will receive a Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Program emphasizes clinical leadership, evidence-based practice, health promotion and prevention, and quality improvement. Faculty are committed to provide students with innovative evidenced based teaching/learning strategies to prepare students to deliver safe, high quality nursing care for individuals and families with diverse needs.

Graduates can immediately enter professional nursing practice OR continue their studies towards an advance practice nursing specialty or doctoral degree (DNP or PhD).

Degree Requirements

59 Credits Required

Program Requirements


2.0 Graduation GPA required for Bachelor of Nursing degree.

“C” or better required in all NUR major courses

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