Accelerated nursing programs are available to people who already hold a bachelor's degree in an unrelated field and wish to enter the nursing profession. Also known as direct entry programs, entrants to these "second degree" nursing candidates have become more numerous in recent years as have the educational programs to meet their needs. For those seeking a bachelor's degree in nursing prior to sitting for the RN exam an accelerated program usually takes twelve to eighteen months.
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Which career path will you take – Business, Nursing, Education, Psychology? Something else? GCU offers more than 100 majors to get you started!
Take control of your future with education and innovation. Loyola University New Orleans offers three CCNE-accredited online nursing programs—RN-BSN, MSN, and DNP—as well as a variety of career concentrations so you can align your education to your professional interests.
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Founded in 1856, Seton Hall is one of the country’s leading Catholic universities.
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