Second Degree Accelerated BSN
Basic Information: Duke University is located in Durham, North Carolina. 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 Duke University and to the College of Nursing.
Program Length: The program lasts 16 months.
Nursing Prerequisites: Courses include Anatomy & Physiology I/II, Microbiology, Statistics, Psychology, Sociology, English Composition. It is recommended that Nutrition and Human, Growth & Development be completed, but it is not required. Courses must be completed with a grade of at least a C. Exceptions to this include Anatomy & Physiology and Microbiology which must be completed with a grade of at least a B-.
Prior Classwork Information: Students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.
Application Information: There is a $50 non-refundable application fee. The application deadlines are December 1st for fall admission and June 1st for spring admission. The application information for Duke University can be found here.
Admission Tests: The GRE is required for all students who have less than a 3.4 cumulative GPA from their prior degree. If you have above a 3.4 GPA, you do not need to take the GRE. The GRE test code is R5156.
Tuition: Tuition information can be found here.