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Accelerated Nursing Programs

If you already have a bachelor’s degree in a non-nursing field and/or have an RN license through an AD or diploma program, you have the option to apply to our BSN Second Degree,  Direct Entry BSN-MSN/DNP, or BSN-PhD accelerated program.

Penn Nursing Students come to us from across the country and the world. They bring a wealth of experience to their studies and enrich our community.Penn Nursing Students come to us from across the country and the world. They bring a wealth of experience to their studies and enrich our community.Accelerated students complete their BSN degree in 18 months and can choose from a multitude of options—we offer 14 master’s specialties, as well as dual degrees in public health, bioethics, and business administration. Students may also decide to enter the workforce as an RN and complete one of our many MSN specialties on a part-time basis.  Penn Nursing students are equipped with the expertise that leads them to exciting career opportunities both at home and abroad.

Upcoming Events for Accelerated & Graduate Programs

  • Sep
    20

    New York City Information Session

    Time: 6:00pm EDT
    Attend an information session in New York City to learn more about Penn Nursing’s various programs.
  • Sep
    21

    Boston Information Session

    Time: 5:00pm EDT
    Attend an information session in Boston to learn more about Penn Nursing’s various programs.
  • Sep
    27

    Chicago Information Session

    Time: 12:00pm EDT
    Attend an information session in Chicago to learn more about Penn Nursing’s Graduate & Accelerated programs.
  • Oct
    13

    San Francisco Information Session

    Time: 12:00pm PDT
    Attend an information session in San Francisco to learn more about Penn Nursing’s graduate and accelerated nursing programs.
  • Oct
    21
     

    Graduate Open House

    Time: 9:00am EDT
    Join us in Fagin Hall on Saturday, October 21 for the opportunity to meet with our faculty and learn more about our MSN, DNP & PhD programs.