Accelerated Nursing Program in Charlotte Overview

If you are driven to become a nurse, Northeastern University’s accelerated nursing program in Charlotte leverages your existing bachelor’s degree or prior college credits to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) in 16 months with one of our ABSN program’s two paths: second-degree and transfer. The Charlotte ABSN program allows transfer students with at least 62 non-nursing college credits to complete their degree in as few as 16 months.

Northeastern ABSN students practicing in skills lab

If you are interested in the admissions process for our ABSN program, the first step is to talk with someone on our admissions team. A designated admissions counselor will support you throughout the application and admission process.

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How Our Accelerated Nursing Program Works

Northeastern’s 16-month accelerated nursing program in Charlotte is ideal for career changers and second-degree students because it offers:

Due to the program’s intensity, we recommend that students view it as a full-time job. The program requires you to be dedicated and self-motivated, but we provide a variety of resources to help you keep pace every step of the way, from admissions to graduation.

Preparation to Take the NCLEX-RN

Upon completing your nursing degree from our accelerated nursing program in Charlotte, NC, you will have the strong academic foundation and clinical preparedness to take the National Council Licensure Exam-RN (NCLEX-RN) and become a registered nurse.

Northeastern University accelerated nursing program graduates are attractive to employers due to the skill levels and diverse educational backgrounds they bring to the workforce. Employers view our graduates as motivated learners and potential leaders who are highly committed to nursing.

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Why Enroll in Northeastern’s Accelerated BSN Program in Charlotte?

While our accelerated nursing program in Charlotte is challenging, once you graduate and transition into the workforce as a highly educated nurse, you will look back on the experience with pride.

Because our ABSN program in Charlotte is fast-paced, the students who tend to be the most successful in this educational format are dedicated, self-motivated, organized and eager to learn. They anticipate the stress involved and are fearless in leaning on fellow students and faculty for support and encouragement.

For those entering the program, these are some things you will do at the Charlotte campus:

  • Put into practice what you learned in your online nursing coursework during simulation labs.
  • Lean on your fellow students for support and encourage one another when you join small study groups.
  • Gain nursing experience at top healthcare facilities during clinical rotations.
  • Live in a city where healthcare accounts for 1 in 10 jobs and cost of living is about 5 percent below the national average.
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For More Information

Contact our admissions team to take the first step toward a nursing career with a degree from a top national university.