Northeastern University’s Accelerated Nursing Programs in Massachusetts

A nursing degree from Northeastern University means something. Not only did U.S. News & World Report rank our university one of the top 50 best colleges, our School of Nursing in the Bouvé College of Health Sciences has a history of educating students who go on to lead the way in nursing practice, education, and research.

Our CCNE accredited nursing school in Massachusetts offers a variety of online nursing programs, including an Accelerated BSN program for second degree students who want to change careers. The full-time, 16-month ABSN program in Boston features a unique blend of online and onsite learning that ensures you will be prepared to sit for your licensure exam and pursue your new nursing career when you graduate.

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Accelerate Your Nursing Career

Whether you have always wanted to be a nurse or recently connected with the profession, our second-degree Accelerated BSN program in Massachusetts can put you on the fast track to an RN career.

Our ABSN program features a blended curriculum that comprises online nursing theory coursework, hands-on nursing skills labs, and clinical rotations at healthcare facilities across the Boston area.

And our admissions counselors and nursing faculty aim to provide highly personalized experiences that help students succeed in all aspects of their ABSN journey.

Completing Skills and Simulation Labs near Boston

Experiential learning is key to your accelerated nursing education. As an Accelerated BSN student, you and a small group of peers will participate in a series of nursing skills and nursing simulation labs.

At our ABSN Learning Site in Burlington, MA, students work alongside instructors to develop critical thinking skills in a controlled, risk-free environment. Our simulation labs are located at:

Northeastern University
5 Burlington Woods
Suite 205
Burlington, MA 01803

Healthcare Partners in the Greater Boston Area

Our clinical partnerships with top healthcare facilities in and around the Greater Boston area means you gain unprecedented, diverse clinical practice, no matter what Northeastern University nursing program you choose.

Nursing students in the Burlington ABSN program have completed their clinicals in such facilities as:

  • Boston Medical Center
  • Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • New England Baptist Hospital
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Tufts Medical Center


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