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Accelerated Nursing Program in Charlotte

You need a non-nursing bachelor’s degree or 62 college credits and a solid GPA to qualify for our ABSN program in Charlotte.

Become a Nurse Faster with Northeastern’s Charlotte ABSN Program

Are you ready to set your nursing education in motion? If you already hold a non-nursing bachelor’s degree or you’re a transfer student with at least 62 college credits, the Northeastern University online accelerated nursing program in Charlotte, North Carolina, makes it possible for you to complete your BSN degree at a highly respected university in as few as 16 months.

Located on the Northeastern University campus in South End, our online Charlotte ABSN program comprises online and hands-on components and offers three start dates a year — in January, May, and September — so you don’t have to wait long to start nursing school.

Every student who is admitted into our Charlotte ABSN program automatically receives a $26,000 scholarship from our university to help pay for their nursing education. This brings the total tuition cost for students seeking a second degree to under $60,000.

As an accelerated nursing student, you’ll complete a rigorous blend of online and onsite curriculum over the course of four, full-time semesters. While not an easy academic path to take, it’s one that prepares you to enter the profession a confident, practice-ready nurse.

Why else should you choose Northeastern’s online ABSN program in North Carolina? It offers:

  • A high-quality nursing education from one of the most respected universities in the country.
  • Highly personalized admissions support from a dedicated counselor.
  • An opportunity to gain experience in a clinical setting before entering the workforce.
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Northeastern University ABSN program guide

Program Guide

Our free ABSN program guide shares important details for navigating the accelerated path to nursing.

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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 the nursing profession.

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Nursing Labs

Nursing labs on Northeastern’s campus provide a realistic platform for developing hands-on skills and clinical reasoning.

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Clinical Rotations

Clinical rotations in the Charlotte metro area provide real-world experience in diverse healthcare settings.

Why Charlotte

Due to the nursing shortage in North Carolina, Northeastern’s ABSN program will help you join the nursing workforce sooner. Live in a city where healthcare accounts for 1 in 10 jobs and cost of living is about 5 percent below the national average. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, North Carolina employed 104, 810 nurses in 2021, and their average annual salary was $71,200.

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