Become a Practice-ready Nurse in 16 Months

To apply for the Northeastern ABSN program near Boston or in Charlotte, you’ll need a non-nursing bachelor’s degree or at least 62 non-nursing credits.

Northeastern University ABSN Program

Are you ready to set your nursing career in motion? You’ve come to the right place. Students with a non-nursing bachelor’s degree or a minimum of 62 college credits may be eligible for our ABSN program near Boston or in Charlotte. The Northeastern University ABSN program offers two paths — second-degree and transfer — making earning a quality Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree possible in as few as 16 months. Best of all, you can start the hybrid online program as soon as you’re ready!

By offering three start dates a year — in January, May, and September — at our ABSN program sites near Boston, Massachusetts and in Charlotte, North Carolina, we can enroll a high number of qualified students into our School of Nursing annually. And, no matter which location you prefer, you can expect an admissions decision from us within a few weeks of applying.

As a full-time accelerated nursing student, you’ll complete a rigorous blend of online and onsite curriculum over four semesters. Our blended online learning model incorporates both academic coursework and experiential learning. It’s a tough academic path, but it prepares you to enter the profession as a confident, practice-ready nurse.

Northeastern Student Scholarships

To support new nursing students, Northeastern University’s ABSN programs in Burlington and Charlotte automatically provide scholarships to newly admitted students, dispersed over four semesters. Students enrolled in Northeastern University-Burlington’s ABSN program receive a $12,000 scholarship. At Northeastern University-Charlotte, ABSN students receive a $26,000 scholarship, bringing the total tuition cost for students seeking a second degree to under $60,000. Contact Northeastern University’s admissions team for more information on these scholarship funds.

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ABSN Program Learning Components

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Online Courses

Online courses bring a level of convenience to learning the fundamentals and theories of nursing.

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Nursing Labs

Nursing labs in Greater Boston and Charlotte provide a realistic, risk-free environment for developing hands-on skills.

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Clinical Rotations

Clinical rotations offer real-world experience in diverse practice settings at top area healthcare facilities.