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Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing

The online Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) degree program at Wilkes University's Passan School of Nursing is uniquely designed for those who currently hold a bachelor's degree in a non-nursing field.  Qualified students who have the necessary prerequisites and want to transition to a worthwhile and meaningful new career in nursing can earn their BSN in one year.

Clinical Placement Services and Student Support 

Your clinical experiences will offer rotations in various specialties, teaching you how to apply nursing concepts in diverse health care settings. We understand the value of hands-on learning and support our online ABSN students with the best possible resources.  Our Clinical Placement Team provides proactive support, so you don’t have to worry about placement logistics. You’ll also have a dedicated student success advisor to help you from enrollment through to graduation.  

These resources are offered at no additional charge and are built into the program.

Reputable and Competitively Priced

Nationally ranked and recognized for its return on investment, Wilkes University prides itself on providing quality education to all who are willing. As an online accelerated BSN student, you’ll be prepared to excel with a foundation built on strong academic standards at a notably lower tuition cost. FAQs

Answer the Need for Skilled Nurses 

In today’s rapidly shifting health care climate, educated and qualified nurses are needed to deliver care throughout the country. The nursing profession is one of the most trusted —  nurses offer empathy to those in need, serve on the frontlines as essential health care professionals and help ensure open communication between patients and providers.  

As a nurse, your compassion will touch lives daily. You’ll also be in demand — RNs can expect a job growth rate of 7% through 2029* due to a nationwide nursing shortage. Patient-centered care is needed in urban and rural communities, assuring you’ll experience a bright career anywhere in the country. 

You can help meet the unprecedented need for RNs and apply your existing knowledge and experience to nursing. Our online accelerated BSN program will get you fully prepared to launch your nursing career — while saving time and energy with clinical placement and supportive services at Wilkes.


*AACN nursing shortage

**Wilkes University pass rate

*** The baccalaureate degree in nursing/master's degree in nursing/Doctor of Nursing Practice and post-graduate/APRN certificate program at Wilkes University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (