For students who want to become registered nurses, there is a full-time program called the Accelerated BSN Nursing (ABSN) (RNs).
This program is open to applicants with a bachelor’s degree in a field other than nursing.
Accelerated Nursing Programs in Minnesota
Concordia College – Minnesota
Their 12-month curriculum provides a quick route to RN licensing (RN).
For college graduates with a degree in a subject other than nursing who have a love for nursing, this intense program is appropriate.
The curriculum is developed to accommodate adult students who are attending accelerated courses.
Students who complete the program satisfactorily are qualified to sit for the Nursing Candidate Licensure Examination (NCLEX).
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Concordia College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Address: 1118 8th St S Welcome Center #214 Moorhead, MN 56562
Rasmussen University BSN Second Degree is for those who already hold a Bachelor’s degree but want to make a career change and become a registered nurse. The program lasts for 18 months.
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program at Rasmussen University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
Address: 4400 West 78th Street 6th Floor Bloomington, MN 55435
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The College of Saint Scholastica
Their accelerated nursing option is for college graduates with non-nursing majors who want to become registered nurses.
The curriculum integrates holistic nursing principles, the Benedictine values and an inclusive environment to prepare practitioners to be nurse leaders in an ever-changing health care arena.
Their Post-Baccalaureate Nursing degree offers a three-semester 12-month format with online coursework and with in-person labs and clinicals.
Upon completion, students will be eligible to apply for RN licensure and enter the nursing workforce, fulfilling the desire to begin a rewarding career in healthcare.
Because the programs are accelerated, it is recommended that students not work while in the program.
Students are eligible to take the national qualifying exam (NCLEX) to become an RN, obtain public health certification in Minnesota and school nurse licensure, as well as work in nursing administration or pursue graduate education in nursing.
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at the College of St. Scholastica are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
Address: 1200 Kenwood Avenue Duluth, MN 55811 United States
University of Northwestern
They offer two paths within the nursing program: the accelerated path and the traditional path.
Both paths have the same content and a mix of traditional, transfer, and post-baccalaureate students.
Each path provides excellent student support and an engaged student-faculty community.
They also offer transcultural learning opportunities to fully prepare you with the skills and abilities required in meeting the healthcare needs of diverse populations.
Their small classes allow you to learn from Christian nurses working in the healthcare field as they encourage you to engage with patients on a deeper level.
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at the University of Northwestern – St. Paul is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Address: 3003 Snelling Ave N St. Paul, MN 55113