The Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) degree program is fast paced 16 month plan of study. The carefully designed curriculum embodies our mission by unifying education, research and clinical practice. Coursework and clinical (including simulation) experiences are concurrent. Courses are offered in a classroom environment as well as online. There are two matriculation dates. Students apply for and are admitted for the fall semester and the spring semester. The plan of study is full-time and includes four semesters, including a summer semester. The ABSN degree prepares graduates for their initial licensure in nursing.