Marian University’s Accelerated Nursing Program in Indianapolis

Change Careers

Our ABSN program makes it possible for bachelor’s degree holders to switch careers to nursing without starting over.

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ABSN Guide

Take a deep dive into our second-degree ABSN program, including how our online-based curriculum model works.

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Online Prereqs

Take accredited, accelerated nursing prerequisite courses online whenever — and wherever — suits your busy lifestyle.

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An ABSN Program Made for Career Changers

University’s Accelerated BSN program, you gain the knowledge, skills, and clinical experience necessary to enter the field a compassionate and competent nurse in as few as 16 months.

We built our ABSN program with motivated career changers in mind. That’s why we offer a way for you to complete your nursing school prerequisites 100% online in an accelerated timeframe.

Upon successfully completing your prerequisites and fulfilling the other admissions requirements for our second-degree BSN program, get ready for a 16-month sprint of intense nursing study in the form of online coursework, on-site skills labs, and clinical rotations through our hospital partner: St. Vincent Health.

What else makes our 16-month accelerated BSN program ideal for second-degree students? It offers:

  • Three start dates a year, in January, May, and August.
  • Invaluable patient care experiences and networking opportunities via our clinical partnership with St. Vincent.
  • A CCNE-accredited nursing education that readies you to sit for the nursing licensure exam.
  • An ABSN learning site in Northwest Indianapolis where students complete simulation and skills labs.

Our Accelerated Nursing Program for Non-Nurses

Our accelerated BSN program applies your bachelor’s degree in another field toward our nursing curriculum, so you can earn your nursing degree in as few as 16 months. Spread across four full-time semesters, our rigorous curriculum includes:

  • Online coursework to help you understand nursing theory via an interactive e-Learning platform.
  • Nursing labs to hone your clinical skills under the guidance of highly qualified instructors.
  • Clinical rotations to provide holistic patient care experiences starting your first semester.
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