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).

Applications deadlines for the program are March 1st for Early Admission and April 1st for all applicants

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.

Contact Us

Office of Admissions
Jae Bergman
Transfer Counselor
413-265-2206
bergmanj@elms.edu