Oregon Health & Science University

Second Degree Accelerated BSN


Basic Information: Oregon Health and Science University  is located in Portland, Oregon.  A list of information sessions can be found here.  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 Oregon Health and Science University and the College of Nursing.

Program Length: Five consecutive semesters. This program starts in either the end of June or the end of September. 

Nursing Prerequisites: Students must have completed a bachelor's degree in a subject other than nursing.  They must have taken Anatomy & Physiology I/II/III, Nutrition, Microbiology, Genetics, Statistics, English Composition I/II, Technical/Scientific Writing, nine Humanities credits, Human Growth & Development, and two Social Science classes. Students must have a prerequisite GPA of at 3.0 or better and a grade of B- or better in all prerequisite courses.

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

Application Information: There is a $45 non-refundable application fee.  Application for the College of Nursing can be found here.   Application information for Oregon Health and Science University can be found here.  

Admission Tests: Students must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) 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: July 2018.