Affiliation Agreements


Villanova University M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing has entered into affiliation agreements with Saint Joseph's University, University of the Sciences and Ursinus College through which their qualified students and graduates will be guaranteed enrollment in the Second Degree Accelerated BSN Program for College Graduates [BSNEXpress].

The BSNExpress program is a 14-month second degree program that incorporates all the standard components of the nursing program in a concentrated timeframe. The baccalaureate degree in nursing  program is approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing and is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, D.C. 20001, 202-887-6791.  

This agreement provides for acceptance of a minimum of five students or graduates annually and increases the breadth of opportunities for those students to continue their education in the health professions. The students and graduates must meet all the criteria set forth in the agreement.

If you are an interested student, please contact your advisor for more information or return to the BSNExpress program home page to learn more about the program. 


Affiliated Schools

If you are a student or alumni of one of our affiliates, please click on your school logo below to request more information.  

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