University of Pittsburgh
Second Degree Accelerated BSN
Basic Information: The University of Pittsburgh is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 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 the University of Pittsburgh and to the College of Nursing.
Program Length: Three semesters straight through. The curriculum can be found here.
Nursing Prerequisites: Courses include General & Bio-organic Chemistry with Lab*, English Composition, Human Growth & Development*, Psychology, Sociology, Statistics, Anatomy & Physiology with Lab*, Genetics*, Microbiology with Lab*, and Pathophysiology*. All *starred classes must have been completed with grade of B- or better.
Prior Classwork Information: Students must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 or better.
Application Information: The application information for the University of Pittsburgh can be found here. Application deadlines are June 1st for spring admission and October 1st for summer admission. There is a $50 non-refundable application fee.
Admission Tests: Students must take the GRE exam.
Tuition: Tuition information can be found here.
Updated: August 2014.