Fast-track your next career move with our accelerated nursing program

Nurses are in high demand; according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the profession is expected to grow 7% by 2029. Concordia's accelerated BSN program is available for those who have already earned at least a bachelor鈥檚 degree in a non-nursing field and are ready to transition their career into nursing. Complete your BSN in 15 months in-person on our campus in Mequon, Wisconsin.

Sample Careers
  • Emergency Room Nurse
  • Operating Room Nurse
  • Medical-Surgical Nurse
Cost Per Semester$12,690

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Program Overview

Are you ready to put your passion for nursing into practice, but you feel stuck because you have a bachelor’s degree in another field? Have hope, Concordia's second-degree nursing program makes it possible for you to earn your BSN degree in just over a year. If you're already a nurse and looking to earn your BSN degree, check out our online RN to BSN completion program. If you do not yet have your bachelor's degree, take a look at our traditional BSN program.

Students are required to live in the Southeastern Wisconsin area for the 15-month program.

What to Expect

Our 15-month accelerated BSN program is built on a Christian foundation, which means you will be set apart as the nurse who cares for their patients and coworkers in mind, body, and spirit. You'll have unprecedented support throughout the program from the others in your cohort to our highly qualified faculty. The curriculum has been specially designed in order to prepare you to hit the ground running as a registered nurse. You'll be immersed in content, with clinical courses taken concurrently with the corresponding theory course. Web-based resources are used side-by-side with clinical, lab, and simulation experiences. Our ABSN is the complete package. So if you're serious about streamlining your next career move while promoting active, engaged learning, Concordia is serious about helping you get there. Interested in learning more? Click here to view the 2024-2025 Progression Plan.

Regarding state licensing

States have established standards of practice for the nursing profession. While at the present time, we cannot provide a particular state’s educational requirements for licensing, we can assure you that we will provide you with the contact information for the state Board of Nursing for the state in which you are considering seeking licensure.

Extended application deadline!

The application deadline has now been extended to December 15th for the January 29th start date!

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