East Carolina University

Second Degree Accelerated BSN

East Carolina University Second Degree Accelerated BSN nursing program


Basic Information: East Carolina University is located in Greenville, 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 East Carolina University and to the College of Nursing.

Program Length: 12 months.

Nursing Prerequisites: Courses include Microbiology with Lab, Anatomy & Physiology with Lab, Chemistry, Bio & Organic Chemistry, College Algebra, Nutrition, Ethics, Psychology, Sociology, and Developmental Psychology.  Prerequisite courses relating to biology, chemistry, and mathematics must be completed with a grade of B or better.  All other prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.

Prior Classwork Information: Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.

Application Information: The application for the College of Nursing can be found here.  Application deadline for summer admission is December 1st.  The application for East Carolina University can be found here.  

Admission Tests: Students must complete the National League for Nursing Pre-Admission Exam (or NLN PAX).

Tuition: Tuition information can be found here

Financial Aid/Scholarships: Financial aid information can be found here.  Scholarship information can be found here.  

Updated: September 2014.