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Accelerated 2nd Bachelor's Degree Track in Nursing

The Acclerated 2nd Degree BS in Nursing Track is a course of study designed for individuals with a non-nursing bachelor's degree who are interested in pursuing a career in professional nursing. This full-time, fast-paced program requires significant dedication and commitment to cover the same curriculum as the traditional program in a more condensed and rigorous format.

Completion of the 57-credit, 17-month program prepares the graduate for entry-level professional practice, to take the NCLEX-RN licensure exam, and to gain academic foundation for graduate study in nursing.

This is an outstanding fast-paced program that requires significant dedication and commitment. Students spend 4-5 days per week in the classroom and at clinical sites. Preparation for class and clinical is essential for success in this program.

For information about course requirements, visit the College of Nursing website.


Applications will be accepted beginning November 1 through January 15. All supporting admission's documents are required by February 1 (post-marked). Application deadlines are strictly adhered to.

Admissions is highly competitive.

Application deadline:
January 15 (August start)

For an application and instructions, click here.

For more information:

Complete an information request form
Visit the College of Nursing website
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Phone: 413-577-2322

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