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Designed to address the nursing shortage, our accelerated BSN program for students with non-nursing degrees is highly accessible. Not only do we have the capacity to enroll more students per class, we take great care in identifying the nursing potential of every applicant.


With classes starting 3 times a year, we put you on the BSN fast track by building off your previous education and experience. Combining online coursework with lab training and clinical rotations at St. Thomas Health, our curriculum makes you a nurse in just 16 months.


Our accredited curriculum, passionate staff, expert faculty and close-knit clinical partnership with St. Thomas Health provide an unprecedented level of knowledge and experience that will make you a sought-after nurse with a highly successful career ahead of you.


Why SAY YES to Marian University?

Founded in 1851, we’re an accredited, nonprofit university known for our high quality nursing curriculum and faith-based educational values that focus on dignity, peace, justice, reconciliation and responsible stewardship.

We also make ourselves accountable for the success of our students— so no matter the obstacle, we’re always here to help and encourage them. In fact, the first-time NCLEX pass rate for our accelerated BSN students is consistently higher than the national average.

Admissions Requirements

To enroll in our accelerated BSN program, you need at least a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university, with a minimum overall cumulative degree GPA of 2.8 or a cumulative GPA of 3.0 from your last 60 credit hours. You must also complete several prerequisites in science and humanities, so be sure to check out our accelerated, online adult programs.

Take the first step toward a successful nursing career today!

If you can't wait to be a nurse, SAY YES to our accelerated BSN program and you’ll be ready to pursue your dream in just 16 months.

Call us at 866.891.0215 or complete the form above and an advisor will contact you.