College of Nursing
B.S.N., Accelerated Program

Designed for aspiring nurses who already hold a baccalaureate degree in a non-nursing major, the accelerated program allows students to graduate with a B.S.N. in just 14 months.

Offered in partnership with Georgian Court University, this 65-credit program is run exclusively at the Georgian Court campus in Lakewood, New Jersey.

Making a Difference In and Around New Jersey
Graduates of this program, alongside the College’s other alumni, have gone on to become dedicated healthcare professionals all over New Jersey and beyond. In fact, it is estimated that every hospital in the state employs at least one Seton Hall nursing alum – but beyond that, our graduates impact the lives of patients in areas as far and wide as Florida, Arizona and even Iraq. These individuals range from nurse practitioners, to nursing directors and officers, to presidents and CEOs of healthcare organizations. Why not become one of them?

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the prerequisite courses that must be completed prior to starting the nursing program?

These courses (a total of 25 credits) may be accepted from your first Bachelor's degree, or you may take them at Georgian Court University or at another regionally accredited institution. They are:
Human Anatomy and Physiology I (4 credits)
Human Anatomy and Physiology II (4 credits)
Organic Chemistry (or biochemistry) (4 credits)
Microbiology (4 credits)
Developmental Psychology (3 credits)
Healthcare Ethics (3 credits)
Statistics (3 credits)

Do I have to wait until I have completed all of the prerequisite courses before applying to the accelerated nursing program?

No. Most applicants submit their application to Seton Hall while they are still working on completing their prerequisite courses. In order to ensure you have completed the correct prerequisite requirements, we suggest you submit your transcripts to the Director of the Accelerated program for advisement prior to applying.

The application deadline is April 1.

How long is the program?

The program consists of 61 credits of nursing courses, taken in an accelerated program over 14 months. It is a full time program with classes from Monday through Friday. It begins each September and commences the following year in October.

What degree is conferred?

Upon completion of the program, Seton Hall University College of Nursing will award the Bachelor's of Science in Nursing degree.

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