The Accelerated BS in Nursing Program, is designed for students who have already earned a bachelor's degree in another field and wish to pursue a second Bachelor's degree. Following completion of the program, students will be eligible to take the NCLEX examination to become a registered nurse.
Campus: Newark & New Brunswick
Admission timeframe: Fall and Spring
Full-time study is required during this 14-Month program.
The Accelerated BS in nursing degree is based on a prerequisite core of general education and basic, behavioral and social sciences required of all students, and 62 pre-licensure credits of nursing coursework.
There is limited seating. Applications will be reviewed after the application deadline
Why choose this program?
Because you want a rewarding career in a field that is projected to be in high demand in the coming decades.
Rutgers is a great place to learn. We have state of the art simulation labs, a large network of clinical locations, and dedicated professors.
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Please fill out the 3.0 application
Application and Information
Prerequisites and other admission requirements are subject to change
Admission requires a regionally accredited baccalaureate degree in any field other than nursing, as well as completion of the prerequisite courses listed below.
†All of the prerequisite courses must be undergraduate 100 level or higher and must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.0) or higher. An overall grade of (3.0) or higher is required for the science courses.
*Courses designed for “science or nursing majors” are highly preferred and must be taken within 5 years of acceptance into the program. No time limitation on all other courses
Final determination of acceptance of pre-requisite courses will be made by the Admissions Committee when your completed application is ready for review (this will be after the deadline date for applications)
Mail transcripts to:
P.O. Box 9201
Watertown, MA 02471
American Heart Association - New Jersey Office
2550 US Highway One
North Brunswick, NJ 08902
Upon admittance to the program, the following items must be completed by the student:
Contact the Office of Admissions
Office of Admissions
School of Nursing
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
65 Bergen Street, Room 601
Newark, NJ 07107
Phone Number: 973-972-3067