B.Sc. On Campus

Nursing - Accelerated

Ashland University

15 months
22000 USD/year
22000 USD/year
Tuition fee
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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.


Key facts

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

  • Earned a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university prior to beginning course work.
  • At least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average in college coursework.
  • Science prerequisite coursework cumulative grade point average must be a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 GPA scale.
  • Completion of the following prerequisite courses from an accredited college or university. All prerequisite courses must be completed with a minimum letter grade of "C" in order for that credit to count as meeting the prerequisite requirement. Science prerequisite coursework must have been completed within 10 years prior to the program start date

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22000 USD per year during 15 months.
  • National

    22000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22000 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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