overview

Accelerated BSN for Second Degree Students

A program tailored for individuals who want to pursue a career in nursing and already have a bachelor’s or higher degree in a non-nursing major.

Accelerated BSN Program (ABSN)

ACCELERATED BSN PROGRAM (ABSN)

The Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program is tailored for individuals who want to pursue a career in nursing and already have a bachelor’s or higher degree in a non-nursing major. The nursing curriculum is 60 credit hours of courses incorporating theoretical and clinical content and designed to be completed in 14 months of concentrated study. Graduates from this program receive a BSN degree and are eligible to sit for the state examination for licensure as a registered nurse.

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master's degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program and post-graduate APRN certificate program at The Fran and Earl Ziegler College of Nursing at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org)

For more information email nursing@ouhsc.edu or call 405-271-1491 or toll free at (877) 367-6876

CLICK HERE FOR MOST RECENT PROGRAM RESULTS »

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon successful completion of the University of Oklahoma College of Nursing Baccalaureate Degree Program the graduate will be prepared to:

  1. Provide entry-level safe, competent, ethical care to culturally diverse individuals, families and populations across health care settings and across the lifespan.
  2. Function effectively as a member of the Nursing Profession and as a member of an interdisciplinary healthcare team.
  3. Practice professional nursing based on current evidence.
  4. Assume accountability for evaluation and improvement of nursing practice.
  5. Integrate the safe and confidential use of information technology and health care technology into one’s practice as a professional nurse.

DEGREE INFORMATION

Application Deadline:

     January 15

Program Start:
     June

Locations Available:
     Oklahoma City
     Tulsa

Length of Program:
     14 months

Credit Hours:
     
60 semester hours

Prerequisites Required:
     
67 credit hours

Degree Awarded:
     
Bachelor of Science in Nursing 

Part-Time Study Available?
     No

APPLY NOW »

ADMISSION INFORMATION

CURRENT STUDENT INFORMATION

Sooner Nursing: Integrity, Compassion, Excellence