The Accelerated Second Degree in Nursing program is designed for a highly motivated individual aspiring to a career in nursing. 

Accelerated Second Degree in Nursing

accelerated 2nd degree

The Accelerated Second Degree in Nursing program is designed for a highly motivated individual aspiring to a career in nursing. Candidates for this program will hold an associate, baccalaureate, or higher degree in a non-nursing major and complete entry requirements.

The program uses a cohort model where an entering class is maintained as a cohesive group moving through nursing classes together. The program of study is designed for an accelerated pace where students complete a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing in two academic years, plus one intensive summer semester (20 months).

Application deadline for the program is March 16, 2015.

The program is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and is currently undergoing curriculum refinement in order to offer the most contemporary nursing education available to students.

Informational Sessions

The Admissions Office conducts regular information sessions from August through March. These session are an important part of the process and are designed to answer a majority of the questions you might have about this program. Please call the Admissions Office at 413-592-3189 to register for a session.

Contact Us

Office of Admissions
Jae Bergman
Associate Director for Admissions and Transfer Affairs
bergmanj@elms.edu