The Misericordia University ABSN Program near Pittsburgh

The demand for registered nurses is on the rise, meaning there’s never been a better time to pursue your Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) through Misericordia University’s ABSN program near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

If you already have at least 30 non-nursing college credits, our ABSN program near Pittsburgh can fast-track your nursing career through a rigorous blend of online and onsite instruction. It’s a great option for non-nursing students who want to transition into the profession in as few as 16 months.

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How our ABSN Program Works 

Our ABSN program near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, allows you to build on your existing education, so you can get to your ultimate goal of becoming a nurse sooner.

We make that possible with our full-time, online-based ABSN program. The program comprises three parts and requires a large amount of time and energy to stay on track:

Upon graduating from our online-based, accelerated nursing program, you’ll have the knowledge, skills, and confidence to take the NCLEX-RN® licensure exam and enter the workforce as a practice-ready nurse.

ABSN Curriculum

Misericordia University’s 16-month Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program comprises 54 credit hours over the course of four full-time semesters. Our accelerated nursing curriculum offers a solid mix of online and onsite instruction taught by experienced, highly supportive faculty to prepare you to take the NCLEX-RN® licensure exam once you graduate.

For more information about the ABSN Curriculum, view our nursing BSN course catalog.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Is the Misericordia ABSN program near Pittsburgh accredited?

Yes. Our program meets strict guidelines at the state and national level to ensure you’re earning a quality education.

2. Is the program 100% online?

No. While there is flexibility in our program as well as an online component, you’ll still need to appear in-person for hands-on labs at our Nursing Education Center and for clinical rotations.

3. Can I work during the program?

We do not recommend working while enrolled in our ABSN program. However, earning a BSN is a great investment of time and money for your future. Check out the benefits of earning a BSN.

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For More Information

Contact us to learn more about our ABSN program near Pittsburgh.