Arizona State University

Second Degree Accelerated BSN

Basic Information: Arizona State University is located in Phoenix, Arizona.  This program starts in the spring.  This program is for students who have already earned a bachelor's degree in another field and have finished the basic requirements for their BSN. 

Must Dos: Students must apply to Arizona State University and the College of Nursing.  Students must also attend a BSN information session and meet with a nursing academic adviser. 

Program Length: This program is 12 months long starting in the spring. Students will take 16-18 credits for spring, summer, and fall semesters.  A list of the classes can be found here

Nursing Prerequisites: Students must have eight of the ten prerequisites completed by September 1st prior to the spring semester you are applying for.  These must include four lab science classes: Anatomy & Physiology with Lab, Intro to Chemistry, and Microbiology with Lab.  The other two prerequisites (or less) must be completed by December 31st.  Grades in these classes must be a "C" or higher with a minimum GPA of 3.5 based on the eight of ten classes by September 1st.  Make sure all of the Arizona State University General Studies requirements are completed by December 31st.

Prior Classwork Information: Students must complete all prior classwork with a GPA of 3.5 or higher before December 31st.

Application Information: Contact the College of Nursing for information about applying to this program.  Students must be admitted to Arizona State University by September 1st prior to the spring you are planning on starting the nursing program.  Students must be admitted to Arizona State University in the Health Science-Healthy Lifestyles Coaching major by September 1st prior to the spring semester you are applying for.  Make sure to submit your application packet and answer your essay questions by September 1st.  Application information for Arizona State University can be found here.

Admission Tests: Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) must be taken prior to admission.  Minimum grade to be accepted is 58.7% on the TEAS exam. 

Tuition: Tuition information can be found here.  

Financial Aid/Scholarships: Financial aid and scholarship information can be found here