Norfolk State University

Second Degree Accelerated BSN


**The second degree accelerated program at Norfolk State University is currently on "pause" according to the university website.** 

Basic Information: Norfolk State University is located in Norfolk, Virginia.  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 Norfolk State University and to the College of Nursing.

Program Length: This program is meant to be completed in 19 months.

Nursing Prerequisites: Courses include Pathophysiology, Anatomy & Physiology I/II with Lab, Microbiology with Lab, Statistics, Nutrition, Human Growth & Development Psychology, Pharmacological Skills, Cultural Perspective (three credits in Social Sciences and three credits in Humanities), Natural Science, Social Science, Humanities, Speech, Algebra, Communication Skills I/II, Introduction to University Life, and Digital, Computer, & Telecommunications.   Courses must be completed with a grade of at least a C or better.

Prior Classwork Information: Students must have a cumulative GPA of at least a 2.8.

Application Information: The application information for Norfolk State University can be found here.   Application deadlines are December 1st for May admission and August 1st for January admission.

Admission Tests: Students must complete the National League of Nursing (NLN) RN Preadmission Exam. 

Tuition: Tuition information can be found here

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

Updated: May 2018.