Accelerated BSN – Second Degree


Spalding’s second-degree BSN program is designed for individuals with bachelor’s degree in another field to transition into the nursing profession. Our accelerated program allows students to complete the program efficiently, in a smaller classroom environment, and with student-center attention in classes and clinical placements.

Program Details

  • Program length of 13 months with June start date
  • Access to Bailen Heath Science Simulation Learning Center for hands-on learning:
    • Assessment Simulation Laboratory Space
    • Nursing Skills Laboratory Space
    • Obstetrics and Maternity Simulation Laboratory Space
    • Pediatrics Simulation Laboratory Space
    • High Acuity Simulation Laboratory Space
  • Dedicated Success Coach throughout the program
  • Clinical placements per Clinical Homes Model
  • Active learning modalities in nursing courses enhancing understanding and application of nursing concepts
  • Gain skills to lead in health care or excel in graduate study
  • Continue to become FNP or PMHNP
  • Scholarships and other funding opportunities available

View our curriculum to learn more about the Accelerated BSN program of study.


  • Enjoy student-centered attention in classes and clinical placements
  • Benefit from a program with a graduation rate that exceeds the national average
  • Prepare to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) exam
  • Gain skills to lead in health care or excel in graduate study
  • Have the option to enroll in the traditional daytime program

Career Options

A Bachelor of Science in Nursing will prepare you to care for patients and their families in a variety of health care settings from hospitals to home care.

  • Acute care
  • Long-term care
  • Public health
  • Community health
  • Primary care

Program Accreditation

The Baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral degrees in nursing at Spalding University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

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