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Nursing, Accelerated Second Degree, BSN

  • Application Deadline
  • 15 months
    Duration
Salem, IL, United States
The Nursing, Accelerated Second Degree at Salem State University is designed for those individuals who have a non-nursing bachelor’s degree and wish to pursue a career in nursing.
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Overview

This rigorous, Nursing, Accelerated Second Degree program at Salem State University begins May, Summer Session I, and concludes August of the following year. Following successful completion of the program, students will be eligible to take the NCLEX-RN licensing examination, and upon passing the examination, will be licensed to practice as a registered nurse. 

Courses and clinical sites will be offered either day, evenings and/or weekends. Clinical practice sites will be offered in a variety of settings throughout the North Shore and Boston area. Students that complete the FAFSA may be eligible for federal loans. This is an accelerated program and students are encouraged not to work for the duration of the program. 

Our Mission

Salem State University's mission is to provide a high quality, student-centered education that prepares a diverse community of learners to contribute responsibly and creatively to a global society, and serve as a resource to advance the region's cultural, social and economic development.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 15 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Health Assessment Across the Lifespan
  •  Nursing Care of the Adult and Aging Population
  •  Explorations of the Professional Nursing Role
  •  Mental Health Care Across the Life Span
  •  Pharmacology in Nursing Practice
  •  Population Health and Community Nursing

For more information please visit the program website.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Complete the online application
  • Send us your transcripts
  • Submit your standardized test scores
  • Submit Proof of English Language Proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18480 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18480 USD per year and a duration of 15 months.
  • National

    18480 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18480 USD per year and a duration of 15 months.
  • In-State

    11675 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11675 USD per year and a duration of 15 months.
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Living costs for Salem

  • 1100 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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