Northeastern University’s Charlotte ABSN Program

Are you ready to become a nurse? You can earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) in as few as 16 months — not including the time needed to complete prerequisites — in Northeastern University’s Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program in Charlotte, NC.

The Charlotte ABSN program offers students a chance to earn a nursing degree from a highly respected institution in a city with many healthcare opportunities. If you choose to study nursing in Charlotte, you’ll find it’s a great city to live in, study and launch your nursing career.

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Why Study Nursing in Charlotte?

If you are looking for accelerated nursing programs, Charlotte, NC, can be the answer. Charlotte offers a thriving healthcare industry with opportunities for newly licensed registered nurses. Enrolling in our ABSN program means you have access to nursing education at Northeastern and growth opportunities for your nursing career.

Renowned Healthcare Connections

Northeastern University has a respected reputation for developing knowledgeable, skilled nurses ready to serve their communities. Our healthcare connections throughout the Charlotte area provide students with ample opportunity to explore a variety of nursing specialties and settings during clinical rotations.

While we cannot guarantee at which healthcare facilities students will complete clinicals, students will work alongside and under the supervision of skilled clinical instructors and preceptors. As a student in the Charlotte ABSN program, you will work in various nursing specialties and clinical settings, such as adult health, pediatrics, mental and behavioral health, public health and more.

High Demand for Nurses

A nationwide nursing shortage has created increased demand for registered nurses. The Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC metro area is the leading region in North Carolina for registered nurse employment as of 2023. The state also projects a 12% employment growth between 2020 and 2030, double the national average.

You can rest assured studying nursing in ABSN programs in NC paves the way for a successful and rewarding nursing career.

Attending Northeastern’s Charlotte ABSN Nursing Center

Northeastern University’s Charlotte ABSN nursing center is located at 2151 Hawkins Street, Suite 800, Charlotte, NC 28203.

We are open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and can be contacted at (866) 892-3819.

Benefits of Moving to Charlotte

Even though our ABSN program includes online coursework, you must attend experiential labs at the learning site and commute to clinical placements in the Charlotte area. For many, this means relocating to Charlotte to attend the ABSN program. Fortunately, the city offers much to love.

Local Attractions

Nature, arts and sports lovers can feel at home in Charlotte. Below are some local attractions within driving distance of the ABSN nursing center and the Charlotte area that you can explore during your downtime.

Nature and Parks

  • U.S. National Whitewater Center
  • Reedy Creek Nature Center and Preserve
  • Anne Springs Close Greenway
  • Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

Arts and Culture

  • Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
  • Mint Museum – Randolph
  • Charlotte Museum of History

Sports and Entertainment

  • Charlotte Knights
  • Charlotte Football Club
  • Carolina Speedway
  • Charlotte Hornets
  • Carolina Panthers

Nearby Amenities

Our Charlotte ABSN nursing center is conveniently located near shopping centers, so you can quickly settle in and restock as needed. Below is a sample of the amenities within driving distance of the Northeastern Charlotte Center for Health Sciences Campus:

  • Walmart Supercenter
  • Food Lion
  • Atherton Mill and Market

The Charlotte area also offers a variety of restaurants and cuisines. Whether you’re looking for a quick bite to eat, unwind with your nursing cohort, or take your visiting family and friends out for a nice meal, there is something for everyone.

  • Billy’s BBQ and Family Restaurant
  • El Valle Mexican Restaurant
  • Vasileio’s Italian Kitchen
  • Bamboo Garden Restaurant (Chinese)

Explore Northeastern’s ABSN Program in Charlotte, NC

The ABSN nursing center houses experiential labs where students participate in skills and nursing simulation labs. These laboratories are fully equipped with the same equipment and technology in hospitals and healthcare facilities. Students interact with medical manikins that simulate a variety of patient responses, creating a realistic and risk-free setting to practice nursing skills and develop clinical judgment.

The facility also includes classrooms where students complete proctored exams and common areas. Watch the Charlotte site tour to learn more about our ABSN nursing center.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Northeastern offer admissions support?

Our dedicated admissions team will help guide students through the admissions process. After completing the contact form, an admissions counselor will reach out to discuss program eligibility and guide you through every admissions step.

Are there prerequisites for the ABSN program?

Students must complete prerequisite courses to be eligible for the ABSN program. The number of prerequisites you must complete depends on your previous education. Your admissions counselor will review your official transcripts and help determine which prerequisite courses you must complete.

Is the ABSN program 100% online?

While our curriculum includes online coursework, the program is not 100% online. Students must attend the ABSN Learning Site for experiential labs and proctored exams. Students also gain hands-on experience during clinical rotations.

Ready to Become a Nurse in Charlotte?

Northeastern’s ABSN program in Charlotte allows you to earn your nursing degree quickly, preparing you to enter nursing confidently. Contact an admissions counselor today to learn if the program is right for you.