Undergraduate Nursing

Accelerated BSN Program

Accelerate Your Nursing Career.

You have a different vision for your career. You are ready for a field where you can make a positive difference in people’s lives while making an impact in the world of healthcare. You have your bachelor’s degree and want to change your trajectory. Become a nurse.

Offered through our School of Nursing, the Accelerate Bachelor of Science Nursing curriculum is designed to prepare future nurses with the breadth of knowledge and skills needed for competent, ethical, and empathetic practice. Our program develops graduates to promote, maintain, or restore health for all they care for throughout the lifespan. And most importantly, to provide dignity in life and death in whatever setting this care is delivered

LESS TIME. MORE REWARD.15 MONTHS TO COMPLETION.

Coursework in the Accelerated BSN program is taught by practicing professionals who provide the active knowledge and skills needed to take on the ever changing world of nursing. In tandem with clinical experiences and simulations, students are prepared to meet the needs of their future patients in only 15 months.

Total credits: 60
Total time: 15 months (Fall-Spring-Summer-Fall)
Tuition: $410/credit ($25,000 total cost)
Fees: $2880-$3000
Program is designed for students already holding a Bachelor’s degree. Therefore, students are eligible to borrow for the tuition cost, however are not eligible for institutional merit scholarships or need based aid.

This program is for students who have already attained a bachelor's degree. Offered through the School of Nursing, the curriculum is designed to prepare nurses with the breadth of knowledge and skills needed for competent, ethical, and empathetic practice. 

Coursework in the accelerated nursing program is taught by practicing professionals who provide the active knowledge and skills needed to take on the ever changing world of nursing. In tandem with clinical experiences and simulations, students are prepared to meet the needs of their future patients in only 15 months.

Accelerated Baccalaureate Nursing Program (61 Credits)

Semester I - Fall (17 credits)
MA-1153
NU-202Theorical Bases of Professional Nursing3
NU-202LTheoretical Bases Prof Nursing Lab0
NU-210Pharmacology for Prof. Nursing Practice3
NU-250Clinical Bases of Professional Nursing5
NU-250LClinical Bases Lab0
NU-308Health Assessment3
NU-308LHealth Assessment Lab0
Semester II - Spring (16 Credits)
NU-204Nutrition and Health3
NU-304Pathophysiology3
NU-312Nursing Care for Adults and Aging I5
NU-312LNursing Care Adults & Aging Lab0
NU-414Nursing Care of Children and Adolescents5
NU-414LNursing Care Child& Adlsnt Lab0
Semester III - Summer 1 & 2 (18 Credits)
NU-315Nursing Care for Adults and Aging II5
NU-315LNursing Care for Adults and Aging II Lab0
NU-325Nursing Care of Child-Bearing Families5
NU-325LNursing Care of Child-Bearing Families0
NU-390Intro to Nursing Research3
NU-404Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing5
NU-404LPsychiatric-Mental Health Lab0
Semester IV - Fall (13 Credits)
NU-360Computer App in Nursing& Health Care2
NU-420Community Health Nursing4
NU-420LCommunity Health Nursing Lab0
NU-430Nursing Care of Adults and Aging III4
NU-430LNurs Care Adults& Aging Lab0
NU-445Leadership and Trends in Nursing3
Total Credits64


Application Requirements

Prerequisites:

    • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college
    • 3.0 GPA
    • B or greater on pre-requisite science courses
      • Biology
      • Human Anatomy & Physiology I with lab
      • Human Anatomy & Physiology II with lab
      • Microbiology with lab
    • Satisfactory results on the TEAS Exam (78% or higher)
      • TEAS Exam results may be submitted after application. Receipt required for final decision
    • C+ or greater on all other prerequisite courses
      • One of the following:
        • Psychology  – Introduction to Psychology or
        • Sociology – Principles of Sociology
    • If offered admission, students will be required to submit a tuition deposit to confirm intent to enroll.

*Provisional admission decision available; decision is based on unofficial copies of transcripts.  All official transcripts must be received prior to the start of the program in order to be fully eligible to enroll

Contact

Trish Peterson
Nursing Admissions Counselor
ppeterson@saintpeters.edu
(p) 201-761-7153
(c) 201-362-1910