Nursing - Accelerated, B.Sc. | Ashland University | Ashland, United States
15 months
25200 USD/year
25200 USD/year
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Have you already earned a bachelor’s degree in another field, but you’re interested in a career in nursing? Ashland University’s Nursing - Accelerated Program can prepare you to practice the art and science of professional nursing on an accelerated level.


About Nursing - Accelerated at Ashland University

In this fast-track Nursing - Accelerated Program from Ashland University, you’ll learn the highly technical and clinical skills needed for working with patients and their families in a variety of healthcare settings. You’ll also get the opportunity to explore the role of nurses as leaders and managers as you consider your career objective.

Nursing students are introduced to:

  • Theoretical knowledge base
  • Research for evidence-based practice
  • International perspectives in healthcare
  • Nursing process as applied to families and communities

Accelerated Second Degree Program Benefits

As an Accelerated program student, you have the opportunity to build on your past achievements by taking nursing courses in a specially designed sequence that provides the same number of credits as a BSN program for an easy transition.

In this program, you’ll:

  • Complete your BSN in 15 months / 4 semesters
  • Attend classes at the Dwight Schar College of Nursing Mansfield Campus located in the heart of the surrounding medical community
  • Complete 64 credit hours of nursing coursework including clinical, laboratory, and observation instruction led by faculty with speciality expertise
  • Cohorts often achieve a 100% NCLEX pass rate
  • 1:8 clinical instructor-to-student ratio
  • Various entry points throughout the year
  • State-of-the-art Simulation Center

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Nursing Concepts & Values 
  • Health Assessment 
  • Health Foundations
  • Pathophysiology/Pharmacology 
  • Adult Health Concepts: Regulation & Transport               
  • Adult Health Concepts: Protection, Sensation & Mobility
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 15 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed International Student Application;

  • A $50 non-refundable application fee;

  • A photocopy of applicant’s passport pages.

  • Proof of financial support showing the sponsor's ability to support the student with funds equal to or greater than the estimated expenses per year;

  • Academic records from all secondary schools, colleges, or universities attended;

  • Results of any state or government comprehensive exams, such as the Baccalaureate or the G.C.E., if applicable;

  • An official TOEFL score of 65 (iBT) or above (84 or above for Nursing program), or an IELTS score of 6.0 or above (7.0 or above for Nursing program), or PTEA score of 50 or above (59 or above for Nursing Program), or DET 95 (115 or above for Nursing Program);

  • If the TOEFL, IELTS, PTEA, or DET score is below the required level, or these tests have not been taken, the student may enter the Center for English Studies (ACCESS).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25200 USD per year during 15 months.
  • National

    25200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25200 USD per year during 15 months.

Living costs for Ashland

1078 - 1787 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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