Accelerated BSN Program

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MidAmerica Nazarene University School of Professional & Graduate Studies

Accelerated Bachelor of Science Nursing (ABSN) Program at MidAmerica Nazarene University

Accelerate your career at MNU. In today's world there is high demand for quality nurses. The Accelerated BSN program is designed for the LPN, paramedic/MICT, or adult student with previous college experience.

You Should Know:

Meets full-time on-site
Fulfill 64 credit hours at $553 per credit hour
Complete your BSN in 12 months
Attend classes in Olathe

Upcoming Start Dates

March 2018

At MNU, we combine faculty expertise and state-of-the-art laboratories with your personal motivation to provide you an unmatched opportunity for coursework and clinical completion in just 12 months. You will be prepared to successfully take the NCLEX-RN® exam and accomplish your ultimate goal of becoming a qualified registered nurse.

Application Process:

Open Enrollment for Spring 2018 begins: June 1, 2017
Final Deadline for Spring 2018 ends: January 31, 2018
Spring 2018 applicants will be reviewed starting September 1, 2017.  
Open Enrollment for Fall 2017 begins: December 1, 2016
Final Deadline for Fall 2017 ends: July 15, 2017
Fall 2017 applicants will be reviewed starting March 2017.  
Application Documents: official college/university transcripts*;
two (2) professional references**;
500 word personal statement addressing your desire and motivation to pursue a career in nursing.
*Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by an NACES agency before application deadline.
**Professional references are individuals who can comment on your professional and personal skills, including supervisors, managers, employers or professors. No relatives, please.

Steps for Application:

  1. Complete the online application for MNU.
  2. At the end of the MNU application, follow the link to apply to the Accelerated BSN program through NursingCAS***. NursingCAS processing times vary, please contact NursingCAS directly at 617-612-2880 to check on your application status. This procedure of verification typically takes an average of 2-4 weeks. 
  3. Submit the required application documents, NursingCAS application and the $45 application fee.

    ***NursingCAS will be updating their computer system mid-August. Due to this update the NursingCAS website will close on August 15, 2017 and reopen August 25, 2017. 

    To accommodate this closure, we have 2 important deadline dates for those applying to the Spring 2018 ABSN cycle:


    ou can begin applying immediately in NursingCAS.  However, it will close on August 15, 2017.  If you do not submit your materials in by August 15th, you can reapply as a rollover but you will have to submit your references, personal statement, and pay again. 

    If you are unable to make the Augusts 15th deadline, you will still be able to apply to the Spring 2018 cycle when NursingCAS reopens on August 25th.  Final Deadline for applying after August 25th will be January 31, 2018 for consideration for the ABSN Cohort starting in Spring 2018. 
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13563 South Mur-Len Rd.
Olathe, KS 66062
Phone: 913.971.3800

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Liberty, MO 64068
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