Online ABSN Programs from Leading Institutions

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Earning a BSN will be exciting—but sorting through online nursing programs can be challenging. Luckily, we have done the hard part for you. We’ve collected information about the country’s top online, distance, and/or hybrid accelerated nursing programs right here. All of these programs are fully accredited, highly regarded, and approximately one year in duration. Please note that “online” does not mean “work at your own pace.” All of these programs are full-time, may have required login times, and require at least one on-campus residency to assess clinical skills.

A Tradition of Excellent Nursing Education

Each of the universities featured below has an established tradition of excellent nursing education and strong outcomes. In addition to drawing on experienced, accomplished faculty, their nursing programs have evolved to meet students' needs while preparing them for the current expectations for registered nurses.

Featured ABSN Programs
Baylor logo

Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing is evolving nursing practice by introducing advanced knowledge and practical coursework that challenges nursing students to think critically about patient care, nursing theory and what it means to be a leader. Baylor nurses are bold, decisive, and different. The Baylor online ABSN program can be completed in 1 year and is designed for residents of Texas.

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Wilkes University’s ABSN provides a high-value educational experience – delivered by a passionate faculty of active clinicians—that prepares future nurses for a rewarding nursing career. Offering clinical placement services and unparalleled student support, this online program can be completed in only 12 months and is currently authorized for residents of four states: Pennsylvania, Indiana, Kansas, and Vermont.

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Marymount University is a DC area-based Catholic university focused on inclusion, service to others, and social equity. Marymount’s accelerated BSN program empowers nurses to make a difference locally, nationally, and internationally. The 16-month online program is available to students in the D.C. metro area who can complete their clinical placements and on-campus residency in Virginia.

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The distance Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program at Elmhurst University is your fast track to building a new and fulfilling career in nursing. Earn your degree in just 16 months from a school grounded in intellectual growth, integrity and social justice.

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University of Indianapolis logo

The distance Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program at University of Indianapolis is a unique online program that values your degree and experience in a non-nursing field and prepares you to become a compassionate nurse in just 15 months.

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Rockhurst University logo

Rockhurst's hybrid Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program offers a unique blend of online learning with a 10-day clinical immersion on-campus. This 16-month program is guided by Jesuit values and affiliated with the prestigious Saint Luke’s Health System.

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If you have a calling to change careers and serve as a nurse, your bachelor’s degree in any field can be the starting point. Holy Family University’s online Accelerated BSN program is designed to prepare you for nursing licensure in a little more than a year.

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Get Started on Your New Career

Take the first step toward your ABSN today. Follow the links above to learn more about each of these accelerated nursing programs. Or, fill in the form to speak to a university advisor who can help identify the right program for you.