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Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Program

Timeline to Apply

TimelinePlease note: to prepare yourself for becoming the best possible candidate for admission, please refer to the timeline below so that your application for admission is submitted in timely fashion, and as complete as possible. This example timeline is designed to accommodate those who are new to a program of study, and have taken none of the prerequisite course requirements. Your situation may differ, particularly if you have completed most prerequisite course requirements. Please refer to our website for all Program of Study information, including current deadlines.

Two Years Prior to Matriculation

June – July

  • Review the website to learn more about our programs and your program of interest
  • Make a list of all outstanding prerequisite courses
  • Sign up to attend an Information Session
  • Bring unofficial copies of all college or university transcripts to the Information Session for prerequisite course review
  • Applicants who have studied outside of the United States at college or university level, excluding study abroad programs, should bring a NACES course-by-course evaluation (go to to select an agency) of their credentials for prerequisite course review by an Office of Student Admissions Representative.

August – September

One Year Prior to Matriculation

December – January

May – June


August – September


Year of Matriculation

December – January

  • Submit all final transcripts from fall and/or winter terms to Student Admissions
  • Register for any remaining prerequisite courses. To be a viable candidate, you should have no more than one (1) science and two (2) other remaining prerequisites courses to complete. Please note the science courses highlighted in red below. In preparing for submission of an application to any one of these programs it is advisable that you attempt to follow the Timeline chart that follows.
  • Submit proof of registration for all courses to be taken in the final spring and summer terms immediately preceding entry

January – March

  • Deadline(s) to apply: Please note individual program deadlines as they vary from year to year.

Sample Schedule

Calendar Accelerated BS in Nursing
Year One: Fall

A&P I w/lab

Chemistry 1 w/lab

Psychology Elective


Year One: Spring

A&P II w/lab

Microbiology w/lab

English Composition

Humanities/Social Science

Year One: Summer


English Elective

Humanities/Social Science

Year Two: Fall


Psychology Elective

Sociology or Anthropology

Humanities/Social Science

Humanities/Social Science

Year Two: Spring - Summer COMPLETE!