Accelerated nursing program

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The Accelerated Nursing program

Program Qualifications

First-Time College Students

  • Hold a Bachelor’s (BA or BS) degree in a non-nursing field from a CHEA-recognized accrediting body 

  • Cumulative College GPA of 2.75 or higher

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

REQUIRED PRE-REQUISITE COURSES*

  • Chemistry (CHEM 105)

  • Anatomy & Physiology I with Lab (BIO 111)

  • Anatomy & Physiology II with Lab (BIO 112)

  • Microbiology with Lab (BIO 121)

  • Pathophysiology (BIO 300)

All required pre-requisite courses must be completed with a “C” or higher.

*An applicant meeting minimum admissions requirements can apply without any or all pre-requisite courses completed. If accepted, you must commit to enter our “Prep Phase” to have your clinical seat held.

REQUIRED documents

Completed Application for Admission

Official College Transcripts from ALL Institutions Attended

  • Transcripts for admission to The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences MUST be submitted via MAIL or EMAIL from your high school, college/university, or a transcript service such as Parchment. Faxed transcripts will not be accepted.
  • Transcripts must be official and sealed. Copies will not be accepted.​
  • All transcripts originating in a foreign country must be translated and evaluated by World Education Services for a course-by-course level evaluation and calculated cumulative GPA. (www.wes.org.)

Curriculum

Our Bachelor of Science in Nursing program provides a unique option for first time degree seekers to complete their BSN program in THREE YEARS. Year-round curriculum enables all learners, those new to college, and those with previous credit, to progress more quickly to degree. Those who elect to complete their degree in four years will have summer terms off. 

1st Semester Course Title Credits 2nd Semester Course Title Credits
NUR 201 Introduction to the Essentials of Professional Nursing Practice 3 NUR 363 Medical-Surgical Nursing Across the Healthcare Continuum II 6
NUR 210 Health Assessment Across the Lifespan 3 NUR CL 363 Medical-Surgical Nursing Across the Healthcare Continuum II: Clinical 3
BIO 215 Core Concepts in Pharmacology 3 NUR 342 Mental Health Nursing Across Lifespan 2
NUR 251 Nursing Foundations and Principles & Introduction to Medical Surgical I 4 NUR CL 342 Mental Health Nursing Across Lifespan Clinical 2
NUR CL 251 Nursing Foundations and Principles & Introduction to Medical Surgical I: Clinical 2 NUR 315 Pharmacological Principles for Nursing Practice 3
BIO 180 Biology of Food or BIO 280: Intro Nutrition through the Lifespan 3
3rd Semester Course Title Credits 4th Semester Course Title Credits
NUR 421 Medical-Surgical Nursing Across the Healthcare Continuum Ill 3 NUR 422 Leadership & Management Development in Nursing Practice 3
NUR CL 447 Medical-Surgical Nursing Across the Healthcare Continuum Ill: Clinical 2 NUR 441 Role Transition and Trends in Nursing Practice 3
NUR 463 Family-Centered, Pediatric, Maternity Nursing and Population Health Nursing 3 NUR CL 441 Role Transition and Trends in Nursing Practice Clinical 6
NUR CL 463 Family-Centered, Pediatric, Maternity Nursing and Population Health Nursing: Clinical 2 NUR 443 Clinical Judgement for Nursing Practice 3
NUR 339 Evidence Based Practice and Research Principles in Nursing 3
NUR 340 Quality Improvement & Information Technologies in Nursing Practice 3
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Program Cost Breakdown*

*Program costs are approximate and subject to change

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