Second Degree Options

Second Degree Options


Villanova University College of Nursing offers two options to students with a bachelor's degree in another discipline who now wish to pursue a career in nursing.

Accelerated BSN Program for College Graduates permits completion of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree in 14 consecutive months.

Alternate Sequence Curriculum, for second degree students, requires four standard semesters, plus one summer session.

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“I've received great reviews from my clinical preceptors…[who] soon saw that I far exceeded their expectations…not only in mastering practical skills but especially in implementing critical thinking. Good job, Villanova!"

Stephanie Beamer
BS in Biochemistry

Second Degree Options: BSNExpress Program and Alternate Sequence Curriculum