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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.)

Second Degree Accelerated B.S.N.

This program is a 14-month, 62-credit cohort model for those who already hold a non-nursing bachelor’s degree. It prepares students to practice nursing in a range of settings — from ambulatory care and community-health agencies to acute and long-term care facilities. Students learn to provide evidence-based care, using critical thinking and clinical decision-making.

We offer the program at our Freehold, N.J., location (Fall start only) and on our Interprofessional Health Science Campus in Nutley, N.J. (Spring start only).

Graduates are eligible to sit for the NCLEX-R.N. licensing exam.

*The baccalaureate degree program in nursing/master's degree program in nursing/Doctor of Nursing Practice program and post-graduate APRN certificate programs at Seton Hall University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791. The pre-licensure programs are accredited by the New Jersey Board of Nursing, 124 Halsey Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102, 973-504-6430 ( Students may contact NJBON with complaints.


  • 94 % NCLEX Pass Rate for 2023
  • 12 % Male Undergraduate Nursing Students
  • 88.2 % Most Recent One-Year Retention Rate
  • 80 % Full-time Faculty with Doctoral Degrees
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Jasmine Ahmed

"When applying to nursing schools, Seton Hall University caught my eye immediately. The College of Nursing's mission regarding innovation and aspiring nurse leaders is what attracted me to the program. The nursing profession is consistently evolving and requires culturally competent, innovative leaders, such as those made at Seton Hall." Read more about Jasmine's journey.

Jasmine Ahmed, current student


This program is a generic B.S.N., which prepares graduates for entry into professional nursing practice. Students are prepared to provide evidence-based nursing care for patients across the lifespan. Other areas of study include cultural competency and understanding the legal and financial aspects of health care. We emphasize hands-on learning through clinical experiences, simulation and in skills labs. Students work in a variety of clinical settings, including hospitals, hospice, nursing homes and community-based agencies.

Detailed 4-semester curriculum »


Our faculty members are the backbone of the College of Nursing. They connect with other professional nurses - both nationally and internationally - to stay at the forefront of nursing practice. They actively conduct research at Seton Hall, all while working with students to help them reach their full potential.

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Linda Ulak
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Where Nurses Are Inspired to Become Leaders

Seton Hall University's College of Nursing has a mission to educate practitioners of nursing - from baccalaureate-prepared generalists to advanced practitioners - who aspire to be innovators and leaders in the nursing profession. The college established its graduate program in 1975, its Ph.D. program in 2006 and its Doctor of Nursing Practice program in 2009. U.S. News & World Report ranks the College's graduate nursing programs among the top nursing programs nationwide.

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