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Nursing - Second Degree Accelerated Program

Concordia University Wisconsin

14 months
32540 USD/year
32540 USD/year
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Concordia University Wisconsin's accelerated Nursing - Second Degree Accelerated Program is available for those who have already earned at least a bachelor’s degree in a non-nursing field and are ready to transition their career into nursing.


Are you ready to put your passion for nursing into practice, but you feel stuck because you have a bachelor’s degree in another field? Have hope, Concordia University Wisconsin's Nursing - Second Degree Accelerated Program makes it possible for you to earn your BSN degree in just over a year. If you're already a nurse and looking to earn your BSN degree, check out our online RN to BSN completion program. If you do not yet have your bachelor's degree, take a look at our traditional BSN program.

What to expect

The 14-month accelerated BSN program is built on a Christian foundation, which means you will be set apart as the nurse who cares for their patients and coworkers in mind, body, and spirit. You'll have unprecedented support throughout the program from the others in your cohort to our highly qualified faculty. 

The curriculum has been specially designed in order to prepare you to hit the ground running as a registered nurse. You'll be immersed in content, with clinical courses taken concurrently with the corresponding theory course. Web-based resources are used side-by-side with clinical, lab, and simulation experiences. 

The ABSN is the complete package. So if you're serious about streamlining your next career move while promoting active, engaged learning, Concordia is serious about helping you get there.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Pathophysiology Across the Lifespan
  • Health Assessment Across the Lifespan
  • Pharmacology
  • Fundamentals of Professional Nursing
  • Evidence-Based Nursing and Change Management
  • Patient-Centered Care: Chronic Care

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 14 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Plan to apply 3-4 months prior to your intended start date.


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited university
  • Overall GPA of 2.75 or higher
  • B or higher in the following course: Anatomy and Physiology I; Anatomy and Physiology II; Chemistry; Microbiology
  • C or higher in College Algebra

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16270 USD per semester during 14 months.
  • National

    32540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16270 USD per semester during 14 months.

Living costs for Mequon

1621 - 2688 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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