Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing Overview
The demand for registered nurses is on the rise, meaning there’s never been a better time to pursue your Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) through Misericordia University’s accelerated nursing program, located at our ABSN program site in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
If you already have at least 60 non-nursing college credits, our accelerated BSN program can fast-track your nursing career through a rigorous blend of online and onsite instruction. It’s a great option for non-nursing students desiring a transition into the profession that can be completed in as few as 16 months.
How our ABSN Program Works
Our accelerated nursing program in Pittsburgh, PA allows you to build upon your existing education so you can get to your ultimate goal of becoming a nurse sooner.
We make that possible with our full-time online-based ABSN program. It comprises three parts and requires a large amount of time and energy to stay on track:
- Online courses teach you the foundations of essential nursing theory concepts.
- Hands-on skills and simulation labs teach you how to apply patient care skills in a controlled, risk-free environment.
- On-site clinicals allow you to experience diverse patient care scenarios in real-world environments.
Upon graduating from our online-based accelerated nursing program, you’ll have the knowledge, skills, and confidence to take the NCLEX-RN® licensure exam and enter the workforce as a practice-ready nurse.
Contact us to learn more about our accelerated nursing program in Pittsburgh.