The Weekend Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (WABSN) Option is a 24-month program that takes place on the weekends, enabling you to achieve a BSN in only two years with the option of working full-time during the week. This program takes place in an accelerated, back-to-back six-trimester format that begins each May, and is designed for those who already hold a baccalaureate or higher degree in another discipline. If you already hold a bachelor’s degree and you seek a nursing program that offers educational and professional excellence with the flexibility of a weekend schedule, our Weekend Accelerated Option will fulfill your ambitions.
Summary of Requirements
The WABSN curriculum consists of 58 credits of nursing courses that provide you with the advanced knowledge and professional training you need to excel in any area. Our professional courses combine academic lecture and clinical laboratory experience, engaging you in an intense academic study and in hands-on learning that stresses critical thinking, decision-making, and interpersonal communication with clients and their families. Courses include Introduction to Professional Nursing I and II; Pharmacologic Agents; Professional Practice Concepts; Principles of Health Assessment; Nursing Research; Parent-Child Nursing; Adult Nursing I and II; Family Health Nursing; Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing; Community Health Nursing; Nursing Leadership/Management; and a Nursing Seminar that focuses on professional development. All science and social science prerequisites are completed prior to beginning nursing courses.