Northern Arizona University

Second Degree Accelerated BSN


Basic Information: Northern Arizona University is located in Flagstaff, Arizona. NAU admits 30 students per year.  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 Northern Arizona University and to the College of Nursing. Students must have a bachelor's degree in a non-nursing field.

Program Length: One year.

Nursing Prerequisites: Courses include Anatomy & Physiology I/II with Lab, Microbiology with Lab, Pathology, Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Nutrition & Food Selection OR Medical Nutrition, and Applied Statistics OR Introduction to Statistics in Psychology.

Prior Classwork Information: Students must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA.

Application Information: An information packet about applying can be found here.  The application to the College of Nursing can be found here.  The application deadline for Summer admission is January 15th. Apply to Northern Arizona University here

Admission Tests: Students must take the Kaplan Admission Exam.  More information can be found in the application information packet found in the "Application Information" section.

Tuition: Tuition information can be found here

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