Accelerated Bachelor of Science Nursing Program

While there are several paths to a nursing career, Xavier University’s second-degree accelerated nursing program in Cincinnati, Ohio is the best, fastest route if you have a non-nursing college degree and want to transition into the profession.

The full-time program combines online coursework with hands-on learning and clinical practice, giving you the knowledge and skills required to take the NCLEX-RN with confidence and become a sought-after RN in as few as 16 months.

How the Xavier ABSN Program Works

Our accelerated nursing program for non-nurses leverages your existing bachelor’s degree so you don’t have to start your college education over from square one. In other words, you do not have to retake any liberal arts-type classes—you only participate in courses that are required to be an RN.

Once accepted into the Xavier ABSN program, you can expect a rigorous course of study that requires a significant investment of time and energy.

While a challenging endeavor, once you graduate from our Accelerated BSN program, you will be fully prepared to begin your nursing career with a BSN degree.

accelerated-nursing-program-Xavier-universityA Nursing Program with Purpose

In the spirit of the Jesuit tradition, our ABSN program in Cincinnati is framed around five important objectives—all aimed toward promoting the value of holistic care and a true wellness society.

  1. Critical thinking skills that are vital to professional judgment and ethical decision making.
  2. What it means to value the dignity and worth of every patient.
  3. The importance of providing thoughtful and compassionate care.
  4. The value of leadership and collaboration in promoting the health and welfare of patients.
  5. The importance of ongoing personal and professional growth via continuing education.

Contact our admissions team to begin your accelerated path to a nursing career.

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