Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Accelerated Option

Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Accelerated Option

 

Baccalaureate education provides the entry level preparation for professional nursing practice. This 16 month nursing program is designed for individuals who hold a Bachelor's degree in another field and wish to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN). All required general education courses and the previous baccalaureate degree MUST be completed by the end of the fall semester of the current application period.

Outcomes

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Function in the beginning role of a baccalaureate generalist nurse in settings that cross all populations and environments
  2. Demonstrate proficiency in the core nursing competencies of clinical/critical reasoning, patient safety, and quality improvement principles
  3. Integrate research evidence with clinical expertise and patient values to facilitate clinical practice decisions
  4. Implement the use of patient care technologies, information systems, and communication devices to support safe and effective patient care
  5. Demonstrate basic knowledge of healthcare policy, finance, and regulatory environments
  6. Maintain interprofessional collaboration and communication to improve healthcare outcomes
  7. Demonstrate professionalism and its values (including altruism, autonomy, human dignity, social justice, and integrity) as a baccalaureate generalist nurse
  8. Master the required core knowledge for baccalaureate generalist nursing practice

Department of Education Required Licensure Disclosure Information

 

State

Our curriculum Meets RN Educational Requirements for RN Licensure

Our curriculum Does Not Meet RN Educational Requirements for RN Licensure

It Has Not Been Determined that our curriculum
meets Educational Requirements for RN Licensure

Alabama

X

 

 

Alaska

X

 

 

Arizona

X

 

 

Arkansas

X

 

 

California

X

 

 

Colorado

X

 

 

Connecticut

X

 

 

Delaware

X

 

 

Florida

X

 

 

District of Columbia (D.C.)

X

 

 

Georgia

X

 

 

Hawaii

X

 

 

Idaho

X

 

 

Illinois

X

 

 

Indiana

X

 

 

Iowa

X

 

 

Kansas

X

 

 

Kentucky

X

 

 

Louisiana

X

 

 

Maine

X

 

 

Maryland

X

 

 

Massachusetts
Additional Requirements
Nursing program must be approved by state board of nursing

X

 

 

Michigan
Additional Requirements
Completion of training to identify victims of human trafficking required for initial licensure.

X

 

 

Minnesota

X

 

 

Mississippi

X

 

 

Missouri

X

 

 

Montana

X

 

 

Nebraska

X

 

 

Nevada

X

 

 

New Hampshire

X

 

 

New Jersey

X

 

 

New Mexico

X

 

 

New York
Additional Requirements
Completion New York State required infection control and child abuse reporting coursework.

X

 

 

North Carolina

X

 

 

North Dakota

X

 

 

Ohio

X

 

 

Oklahoma
Additional Requirements
Requires transcript with course descriptions sent for approval from State Board of Nursing.

X

 

 

Oregon

X

 

 

Pennsylvania
Additional Requirements
Students must graduate from a School approved by the PA Board of Nursing

X

 

 

Rhode Island

X

 

 

South Carolina

X

 

 

South Dakota

X

 

 

Tennessee

X

 

 

Texas
Additional Requirements
Must pass Texas nursing Jurisprudence Examination to register for the NCLEX.

X

 

 

Utah

X

 

 

Vermont

X

 

 

Virginia

X

 

 

Washington

X

 

 

West Virginia

X

 

 

Wisconsin

X

 

 

Wyoming

X

 

 

American Samoa

 

 

Guam

 

 

Northern Mariana Islands

 

 

Puerto Rico

 

 

Virgin Islands

 

 

  • Applications accepted July 1 - November 20
  • Please submit applications as soon as possible - do not wait to collect your credentials
  • To be considered complete, applicants must submit a completed Accelerated Nursing Program Prerequisite Worksheet with their application.
  • Applications do not require an essay or letters of recommendation
  • Registration for the HESI pre-admission assessment exam is September 1 - November 30, and the exam must be taken between September 1 and November 30
    Notification of Acceptance - December
  • Orientation session, May 10, 2023 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Invites forthcoming
  • Classes begin May 15, 2023, in person, at University Hall Room 181
  • Since students in the accelerated BSN cohort are second degree students, they are not eligible for the Chancellors Merit Scholarship.

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Program Approval and Accreditation

Contact Linda Goodwin at lgoodwin@uccs.edu or accbsn@uccs.edu if you are interested in this program or would like an unofficial transcript review.

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