Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program

 ABSN student Sarah Muth picked Utica College for a hands-on experienceWhether you previously studied biology or psychology, our CCNE accredited accelerated nursing program in New York leverages your previous academic experience so you can become a nurse in as few as 16 months.

As a second-degree nursing program, our students immediately jump into a rigorous sequence of online and onsite curriculum that is specific to an RN career. By enrolling in the program, you can expect:

  • Online nursing theory coursework that conveniently fits into your schedule.
  • 225 hours of hands-on skills labs in a controlled learning environment.
  • 588 hours of real-world clinical experience that begin during the first semester.
  • Highly supportive nursing faculty committed to your ongoing success.

Upon your completion of the 16-month program, you can expect to have the academic foundation and clinical skills required to sit for the NCLEX-RN licensure exam and become a sought-after nurse.