Accelerated Second Degree Programs

Which Accelerated Second-Degree Program is Right for You?


Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing
(BSN)

BSN Program Highlights

  • Graduates prepare for entry-level positions
  • Graduates prepared for national licensure exam (NCLEX)
  • 59 credit hours
  • 15 months (4 semesters)
  • Undergraduate level
  • Coursework offered in a hybrid format
Apply in September

Accelerated Master's Entry into Professional Nursing (MSN)

MEPN Program Highlights

  • Graduates prepared for leadership positions
  • Graduates prepared for national licensure exam (NCLEX) and Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) certification exam
  • 66.5 credit hours
  • 24 months (6 semesters)
  • Graduate level
  • Coursework offered in-person format for clinical courses and online/hybrid all nonclinical courses
Apply in August

Both Programs Offer:

  • Outstanding faculty with teaching and practice expertise
  • Coursework year-round
  • Full accreditation through the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Supportive educational atmosphere
  • Small cohort sizes
  • A variety of clinical experiences in regionally and nationally recognized health care agencies
  • State of the art nursing simulation laboratories with certified simulation faculty
  • Opportunities to collaborate with faculty who have diverse research interest
  • Leadership opportunities in student organizations and mentorship
  • International Service-Learning Program which includes travel to Ghana, Belize, and Croatia
  • Clinical and volunteer opportunities that facilitate community outreach