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Earn a Nursing Degree at Northeastern University’s ABSN Boston

You need a non-nursing bachelor’s degree with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 or a minimum of 62 non-nursing college credits to qualify for our ABSN Boston program.

Earn a BSN Degree in as Few as 16 Months

Are you looking to transition into the nursing profession? If you already have a non-nursing bachelor’s degree or at least 62 college credits, the Northeastern University online accelerated nursing program near Boston makes it possible to earn a quality BSN in as few as 16 months.

With hands-on and online components, Northeastern’s ABSN Boston program offers two paths —second-degree and transfer — and three start dates a year — in January, May, and September — meaning you won’t have to wait long to start nursing school. Plus, you’ll get an admissions decision from us within a few weeks of applying.

As a full-time ABSN student at Northeastern, you’ll complete a rigorous blend of online and onsite curriculum over four semesters.

What sets our online ABSN Boston program in Burlington, MA, apart? It offers:

  • A continuation of a legacy preparing nurse leaders in practice, education and research.
  • State-of-the-art program site in Burlington, featuring advanced hospital equipment and clinical task trainers.
  • Strong partnerships with Boston-area healthcare employers, providing you with networking opportunities with some of the region’s best and brightest during clinical rotations and a solid start to your nursing career.
  • Access to the historic buildings and cultural sites that define the incredible city of Boston, such as Fenway Park, the Freedom Trail, and the Old North Church.

While the accelerated path to nursing is challenging, it will prepare you to enter the workforce as a confident, practice-ready nurse.

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Northeastern University’s ABSN Boston Student Scholarship

Northeastern University’s ABSN Boston program in Burlington offers a scholarship to newly admitted students to assist with program costs. New students automatically receive a $12,000 scholarship upon admittance, dispersed into $3,000 each semester over four semesters. For more information on this scholarship fund, contact the admissions team at Northeastern University ABSN Boston program in Burlington.

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 on our site provide a realistic setting for developing hands-on skills and clinical reasoning.

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Clinical Rotations

Clinical rotations in regional facilities provide real-world experience in diverse practice settings.