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College of Health Professions

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN), Nursing – Accelerated

Program Overview

The Post-Traditional Accelerated Nursing program trains you to become a registered nurse who can work in pediatric, surgical, adult, geriatric, and other fields of nursing. It prepares you to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) and become a registered nurse (RN). The School of Nursing focuses on developing Christ-centered, qualified people to serve a diverse population through the holistic nursing profession. This track will launch you nursing career, open the door to leadership and management positions, and qualify you for graduate-level training in nursing and healthcare. This 15-month track is designed for the individual who has 59 hours of previous college credit or a bachelor’s degree in a field other than nursing.

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Program at a
Glance

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

123

DETAILS

Total Credit Hours: 123
Program Type: ABSN
Location: Seated (Main Campus)
Time to Complete: 15 Months
Start Date: Fall: August
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Why AU?

Ready for the next chapter in your academic, professional, and spiritual life? Whether you are graduating high school or pursuing a master’s or doctorate degree, we invite you to be a part of one of the top regional universities in the South (U.S. News & World Report). Come discover why the Institutional Research & Evaluation, Inc. identified Anderson University as one of the top-ranked, most affordable colleges in the country. Take the next step in your journey of academic excellence today.
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Career Outlook

Upon graduating from the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, you will be able to search for a job at any healthcare institution that requires a Registered Nurse. You’ll also be able to apply for graduate programs in nursing at the master’s and doctoral levels.



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Career Outlook

Upon graduating from the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, you will be able to search for a job at any healthcare institution that requires a Registered Nurse. You’ll also be able to apply for graduate programs in nursing at the master’s and doctoral levels.



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Anderson University is a national leader in higher education in its use of technology to support and enhance all aspects of its core function—teaching and learning, which has led to the institution being recognized as an Apple Distinguished School since 2014. Through Anderson’s Digital Learning Initiative, Anderson has provided all of its residential undergraduate students and select graduate program students with an iPad Air and Apple Pencil. The mission of transforming learning experiences and preparing students to serve their communities and careers in the twenty-first century is enhanced through mobile devices developed by Apple.

Admission Requirements

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Previous Degree Required

A student must have 59 transferable credit hours before enrolling in the ABSN program.

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Transcript Requirements

Official 2- & 4- year school transcripts need to be submitted as part of the application process for this program.

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Additional Admission Requirements

Pre-reqs to be met. 3.0 last 59 credit hours, and 3.0 science GPA, TEAS Exam, 2 letters of recommendation.

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Application Deadline

The application deadline for this program is November 15.

More Information

I-20 Approved: No
I-17 Approved: No
Non Degree Option Available (Minor): No
Program Director:
Dr. Cynthia Cross
Breakdown of Credit Hours:
32 Credit Hours – University Core Requirements | 63 Credit Hours – Nursing Major Core Requirements | 19 Credit Hours – Cognate Course Requirements | 9 Credit Hours – General Electives
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