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ABSN

Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Launch your nursing career through our intensive, top-ranked nursing program, designed for students with a bachelor’s degree in another field who are committed to social justice and equity in health care.

Highlight - Knowledge

Knowledge

Develop a well-rounded understanding of professional nursing concepts, research, ethics, and leadership

Highlight - Competencies

Competencies

Provide compassionate, high-quality nursing care to patients across the life span

Highlight - Values

Values

Exemplify cura personalis, the care of the whole person, through service to humanity

Curriculum

Our nationally recognized undergraduate program offers hybrid and in-person options that prepare students to provide exceptional clinical care in the Jesuit tradition.

Top 5%

Among undergraduate nursing programs nationwide

93.7%

NCLEX first-time pass rate*

16

Months to earn a degree through the ABSN track

*The National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) is a standardized exam that each state board of nursing uses to determine a candidate's readiness for entry-level nursing practice.

“Gain the best knowledge, expertise, and critical thinking skills to thrive in the nursing profession.” Eric Zack, Clinical Assistant Professor

Program Highlights

Student Grace Murphy works n the Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing simulation lab

State-of-the-art learning

SIMULATION AND VIRTUAL REALITY help students develop clinical skills and confidence in a realistic, risk-free setting by “treating” high-tech manikins and patient actors. Virtual reality offers additional learning opportunities.

*The National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) is a standardized exam that each state board of nursing uses to determine a candidate's readiness for entry-level nursing practice.