Marian University Accelerated Nursing Program in Oklahoma City

Accelerated Path

Our ABSN program leverages your bachelor’s degree so you can earn a BSN in as few as 16 months.

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All About ABSN

Get the inside scoop on our second-degree nursing program, including how online courses work.

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Smooth Transition

Taking prereqs online through Marian’s Adult Programs saves your seat in our ABSN program.

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Earn Your BSN Degree in as Few as 16 Months

Marian University’s Accelerated BSN program in Oklahoma City gives bachelor’s degree holders with no nursing experience the opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree in nursing on an abbreviated, yet rigorous, timeline.

We created our full-time accelerated second-degree BSN program specifically for non-nurses who desire a speedy transition into the field. With three start dates per year and prerequisites offered 100% online in an accelerated format through our university, it’s possible to fast-track your path into the profession.

Through our rigorous, three-part curriculum comprised of online coursework, on-site skills and simulation labs, and clinical rotations, you’ll gain the nursing knowledge and experience to succeed in today’s ever-evolving healthcare workforce.

Our 16-month Accelerated BSN program offers:

  • High accessibility with three start dates a year — in January, May, and August.
  • A faith-based, supportive learning environment rooted in Franciscan values.
  • A CCNE-accredited nursing education designed to help you feel prepared to sit for the nursing licensure exam.

How the ABSN Program Works

Once you meet all our program requirements, you can expect to hit the ground running in our fast-paced academic environment. Our curriculum is spread over four full-time semesters and includes:

  • Online coursework that covers the fundamentals of nursing theory.
  • Nursing skills and simulation labs that allow you to hone your clinical skills in a safe, mock environment.
  • Clinical rotations that let you experience real-world patient care scenarios at top healthcare facilities around Oklahoma City, including Mercy Hospital.
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