A Faster, More Focused Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree

The Accelerated BSN Standard Entrance Option

The Accelerated BSN Standard Entrance Option is a full-time program for students willing to put all their energy into becoming a nurse in a considerably short amount of time. This pre-licensure entrance option is for those pursuing their first Bachelor’s degree and allows students to earn a CCNE-accredited degree in as few as 33 months.*

Expect a fast-paced, energized atmosphere that includes personalized support systems, including library and learning services, tutoring services and a 24-hour personal support center. As you move through the program, you’ll form a tight-knit community of dedicated peers who are deeply passionate about becoming nurses.

This degree is competitively priced and offers affordable options that help you invest wisely in your education. And, with our Flex Choice® Credit by Assessment, you can complete up to 60% of your General Education courses by taking optional, self-directed assessments (12 total assessments) at your own pace, for $99 each.

If you’ve got the drive, passion and focus—knowing just 33 months stand between you and becoming a registered nurse—the Accelerated BSN is your path to becoming the nurse you were meant to be.*

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Credentials Offered Graduate In As Few As*
Bachelor's Degree33 Months

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Gain In-Demand Nursing Skills Employers Seek

Through career-focused curriculum and practical, hands-on opportunities in your courses, you can prepare for a successful career as a nurse. Our program is designed to help you gain relevant skills employers seek, including:

  • Real-World Practicum Settings

    Learn hands-on in a diversity of practicum settings as you develop skills in diagnosis, patient-centered care, data analysis and critical thinking.

  • Evidence-Based Practice and Treatment

    Study the use of evidence-based practice issues. Search and critique published research. And propose creative, innovative and evidence-based solutions to clinical practice problems.

  • Leadership

    Acquire management and leadership skills through in-depth course work and practicum experiences.

  • QSEN Competencies

    Understand current quality and safety issues in healthcare as well as the guidelines and systems impacting healthcare agencies.

Program Accreditation

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree program at Rasmussen College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
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Prepare for the NCLEX-RN While You Study

As a Rasmussen College student, your preparation for your NCLEX-RN exam is built into the program, enabling you to be fully prepared to pass the test when you graduate.

Our Grads Work Across Industries

Graduates from our School of Nursing programs are working for leading industries, including:*

  • Assisted Living
  • Clinics
  • Home Health Care
  • Hospitals
  • Outpatient Surgery Centers
  • Public Schools
  • Rehabilitation Centers

117 Years of Successful Graduates

At Rasmussen College, we’ve been dedicated to our mission of preparing students for career success since 1900.

*Industry information reported by Rasmussen College graduates. This list does not constitute an endorsement of Rasmussen College by the industries shown above. Listing does not guarantee or imply that future employment opportunities within these industries will be available.

Program Entry Requirements

To be eligible for enrollment, students must earn a composite score of 75% or higher on the TEAS, as well as successfully complete and pass a criminal background check.*

*To learn more about our complete enrollment guidelines, contact Rasmussen College to speak with a program manager.

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In-Demand Career Options for Your Future

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), earning a degree, regardless of the field of study, can improve income potential.* Here is the average salary by percentile and projected job growth for health sciences professionals:

Job Title(s) 10th Percentile 25th Percentile 50th Percentile Job Growth (By Year 2024)
Registered Nurses$46,360$55,320$67,49016%

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, [salary data accessed August 9, 2016] www.bls.gov/oes/. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, [career information accessed February 25, 2016] www.bls.gov/ooh/. BLS salary data represents national, averaged earnings for the occupations listed and includes workers at all levels of education and experience. This data does not represent starting salaries. Employment conditions in your area may vary.

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At Rasmussen College, we believe higher education should be a successful investment. That’s why we offer affordable options that make earning your degree attainable. See how you can save:

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