1. Accelerated Programs and Schools:
Ideal for students who already have a bachelor's degree in another field.
Programs take between 11 and 18 months to complete, including prerequisites.
American Association of Colleges of Nursing List of Accelerated Programs
2. Direct entry into a Master's level nursing (MSN) program
General Course Work*:
*Below are common course requirements but can vary between schools. Make sure to check for individual school requirements.
How to Apply
Nursing Degree Comparison
Check with individual schools about which of the three exams is required
Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) and What is a good TEAS score?
ATI TEAS Study Manual, Kaplan, Barron's
Quizlet and Chegg Flashcards
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) and What is a good GRE score?
Best Strategies for Studying for the GRE by a BSU alum
Books - Kaplan, The Princeton Review, Magoosh
Websites - Kaplan, ETS, TestPrepPractice (free prep and study resources), and The Princeton Review
Quizlet Flashcards and Chegg Flashcards
Miller Analogies Test (MAT) and What is a good MAT score?
Study Resources: Quizlet Flashcards
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