Accelerated Nursing Program Overview

Our ABSN program in New York makes starting an in-demand nursing career more accessible than ever. Because we offer three start dates per year, we’re able to accept more qualified students than other nursing schools.

While it requires dedication and motivation, it is possible to earn a B.S. in Nursing in as few as 16 months through our CCNE-accredited nursing program. Upon graduation from the Utica ABSN program, you’ll have all the nursing knowledge you need to sit for the nursing licensure exam and join the nursing workforce with confidence.

How the Utica ABSN Program Works

infographic about utica absnOur ABSN program puts your non-nursing college credits to work toward a bachelor’s of science in nursing in as few as 16 months. Our accelerated, full-time program features a three-part hybrid curriculum:

  • Online nursing theory courses lay the groundwork for your nursing education via a dynamic online learning platform.
  • On-site nursing simulation and skills labs provide hands-on learning with faculty in a risk-free mock clinical setting.
  • Clinical rotations at top area hospitals where our ABSN sites are located allow you to care for patients in advanced medical settings.

While our rigorous curriculum will require a lot of time and commitment, our dedicated faculty and staff are available to help you stay on track.

Please note, however, that before you can enroll in the Utica ABSN program, you may need to complete prerequisite courses, which you can take 100% online via our early-admission Prerequisite Priority (PREP) program.

Contact us to learn more about our accelerated nursing program in New York.

Basic Admission Requirements

Before you can fast-track your path toward a bachelor’s degree in nursing through the Utica ABSN program, you must first meet our admission requirements. You must have at least 65 college credits (at least 57 of these credits must be from a 4-year regionally accredited college or university) with a 2.8 cumulative GPA to qualify for enrollment.

Don't Wait on Your Nursing Future

Utica ABSN has three start dates a year, so you can begin nursing school whenever you're ready.

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Online RN to BSN Program

Utica University also offers a 100% online RN to BSN program in addition to the ABSN program for registered nurses with associate degrees who want to advance their careers.