Xavier University Accelerated BSN Program

Whether you have always had a passion to become a nurse or recently identified with the profession, our second-degree accelerated BSN program in Cincinnati can connect you with your true calling in as few as 16 months.

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Nursing as a Second Career

Earn a BSN in 16 Months

Our second-degree accelerated nursing program in Ohio puts you on the fast track to becoming an RN by leveraging your previous education in a non-nursing field. Framed within the Jesuit philosophy of holistic care, the program provides the academic foundation and clinical preparedness required to pass the National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEX) for registered nurse licensure.

With three start dates in January, May and August, if you have the qualifications, our ABSN program has a spot waiting for you when you’re ready to become the nurse you were meant to be.

Our Accredited, Blended Curriculum

Convenient Coursework

Our interactive online learning component conveniently fits nursing theory coursework into your schedule.

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On-Site Skills Labs

Simulation labs allow you to practice your skills among faculty in a controlled, risk-free environment.

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Clinical Placements

Clinicals through top health care facilities, like Cincinnati Children's, provide you with real patient care experiences.

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Our accelerated nursing curriculum provides our students with the academic foundation and clinical experience needed to take the National Certification Licensure Examination (NCLEX).

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