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Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program

Register Now for the Accelerated BSN Option

Earn a BSN Degree in only 15 Months

Now is the time to register for the Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) option.

Often equated to a second degree program, the accelerated nursing degree track is open to individuals who already have a bachelor's degree (of any kind) who wish to pursue a career in nursing. The Walsh accelerated BSN program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC).

With a projected need for 1.2 million nurses by 2012 and a shortage of active nurses in the field today, Walsh University is making every effort to advance its BSN nursing degree program to accommodate the progress of tomorrows nurses.

To be considered for eligibility, applicants are required to meet the following criteria:

  • A minimum of a bachelors degree from an accredited, four-year institution of higher learning
  • Must meet Walsh University admission requirements
  • A minimum overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher from their earned degree
  • A minimum of 3.0 or higher for the required prerequisite course work
  • Completion of the required prerequisite courses

Pre-Requisite Courses

  • General, Organic, and Biochemistry 1 with lab
  • General, Organic, and Biochemistry 2 with lab
  • Anatomy and Physiology 1 with lab
  • Anatomy and Physiology 2 with lab
  • Microbiology with lab
  • Human Development
  • Statistics

Applicants will also interview with the Byers School of Nursing Admissions Committee. International students must meet University admission requirements pertaining to the international student. Admission for the program will occur once a year in May. 

Click here for a program brochure.

The deadline has passed for May 2015 enrollment.
The next class will begin in May 2016.  


For more information, contact Tina Edwards at 330-490-7431 or tmedwards@walsh.edu


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