SECOND-DEGREE BSN PROGRAM

16-Month Nursing Curriculum

Our second-degree BSN program in Cincinnati offers three start dates a year, ample clinical placement opportunities, and an online learning component that gives our students an additional degree of flexibility in pursuing their nursing career.

Because it’s a second-degree option, our 16-month ABSN program caters to individuals who have a bachelor’s degree in a non-nursing field of study and want to quickly transition into the nursing profession. You’ll find that our ABSN students come from diverse educational backgrounds. Some students have degrees in biology and psychology, while others studied finance, marketing, or the liberal arts in college.

Online Coursework

Our online learning management system brings a level of convenience to the rigors of nursing school.

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Cincinnati Site

Our ABSN Learning Center houses labs that facilitate the development of safe, effective clinical skills.

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Clinical Placements

Our clinical partners in Cincinnati, including Mercy Health, provide top-notch patient care experiences.

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This was the program where I could start the fastest and be done the fastest. -Sarah, ABSN Graduate

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