SECOND DEGREE ACCELERATED BSN

Our Second Degree Accelerated BSN program has received scholarship funding from the Joanne and Bill Conway Scholarship Program for May 2023’s incoming cohort.  Seats are available and the deadline has been extended to January 15, 2023. APPLY HERE.

The Second Degree Accelerated BSN track is designed for college graduates with a bachelor's degree in another discipline who wish to embark on a career in Nursing.  Students may choose to enroll in a 14-Month Express Track or a 23-Month Flex Track.

The Second Degree Accelerated BSN track, which is approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing and fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education incorporates all the standard components of the Bachelor of Science in nursing program in a concentrated timeframe. Students are able to take advantage of some of the same opportunities that are available to other BSN students.

The Second Degree Accelerated BSN Tracks Offer Students

  • Class cohesiveness, fostering a unique support system and learning community for the students
  • Access to expert faculty mentors
  • Opportunities to collaborate with faculty on research projects and related initiatives
  • Opportunities for professional membership and involvement
  • Graduate study opportunities

 

 

CHOOSE THE TRACK THAT FITS YOUR LIFESTYLE

 

14-MONTH
EXPRESS TRACK

 

  • Tuition: $49,800 (2022)
  • Begin in May | Finish August of the subsequent year

 

 

23-MONTH
FLEX TRACK

 

 

  • Tuition: $49,800 (2022)
  • Begin in August (finish in 23 months)
  • Designed for students who may want to work part-time or manage external responsibilities while enrolled as a student

 

 

 

 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

VIRTUAL OPEN HOUSES

Experience Villanova Nursing virtually. See our technology-driven simulation lab(s), learn about the admission process, curriculum and clinical experiences from the director of the Second Degree BSN track, Prof. Colleen Meakim and a current student. Attendees receive an application fee waiver code.

  • Tuesday, October 18, 5:30-7 pm ET / REGISTER
  • Tuesday, January 10, 12-1:30 pm ET | REGISTER
  • Tuesday, February 7, 7 - 8:15 pm ET | REGISTER
  • Tuesday, April 18, 7-8:15 pm ET | REGISTER

 

DEADLINES

  • 14-Month Express Track Application:
    • June 30 (Early Admission)
    • January 15 (Standard Admission)
  • 23-Month Flex Track Admission: March 1, 2023

 

 

Program Coordinator
Mrs. Kristin Barkdoll
610-519-7137

Program Director
Prof. Colleen Meakim, MSN, RN, CHSE-A, ANEF
610-519-7955

Note: If you are sending a transcript for review, you may scan and email it to Mrs. Barkdoll or fax it to her attention at 610-519-8365. Your communication must include: your name, address, phone number and date of birth.

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