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ABSN Program Admissions Requirements

Our 16-month nursing program is for motivated second-degree students who want to fast-track their transition into nursing. To qualify for our ABSN program, you must*:

  • Hold a non-nursing bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Have a minimum overall cumulative 2.8 GPA or 3.0 GPA for the last 60 credit hours completed.
  • Meet all prerequisite requirements.

*Meeting these requirements does not guarantee admission into the ABSN program.

More Starts

Select from three program start dates: January, May, or August.

More Seats

Ensure a spot with high enrollment capacities each start.

Accelerated Prerequisites

Complete admissions requirements sooner through MAP.

Make it in sooner with MAP.

Marian’s Adult Programs (MAP) makes our science and humanities prerequisites more accessible by offering them:

  • 100% online.
  • In an accelerated format (five-week course options start nine times a year, eight-week course options start six times a year).
  • With seamless credit transfers with our Leighton School of Nursing.
  • With reserved seating opportunities for the ABSN program*.

*Certain restrictions apply.

Working with my admissions advisor was really a joy. You could tell she’s very knowledgeable about the program and was supportive throughout the whole process.

Hannah McNabb
ABSN Class of May 2019