degrees type: bachelor

main campus

mac’s accelerated bsn was built for those looking for a career change. if you’ve got a bachelor’s degree in any field, you can obtain a bachelor of science in nursing in as few as 16 months.

this program was built around our traditional bsn program, but offers an accelerated entry point for those who have already completed a bachelor’s degree in any field but are looking to change careers to nursing.

the program includes a mix of classroom work as well as clinicals and work in our nursing simulation center.

is it right for you?

the program is cohort-based which means that students enter the program as full-time students.

this is a fast-paced, intensive program that requires a strong dedication to the work and critical thinking skills.  

graduates of this program meet educational eligibility requirements to take the national certification and licensure examination-registered nurse (nclex-rn).

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program highlights

  • accelerated for quick completion

  • for those with previous degree but looking for new career

  • four science courses, then straight to nursing curriculum

  • state-of-the-art simulation labs

  • high demand job-market

Nursing student fixing the blanket for a simulation doll

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clinical collaboration

mac faculty aren’t only trained for clinical education, they “wrote the book”

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a new look for science

pierce hall has new labs and a new look, and students are loving it.

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last-minute application, long-term benefits

chung’s winding path landed on mac’s second degree nursing program.

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on the front lines

during the pandemic, nurse sabrina, ‘10, ‘20, is a leader

watch a video to learn which nursing path is best for you.

watch a video with ms. christina schilling, a professor in the nursing department, showing how to stop bleeding.

watch a video with ms. desiree bepppler, a professor in the nursing department, showing the benefits of the newborn swaddle.

watch a video with dr. nicole custer, a professor in the nursing department, discussing hemodynamic monitoring in nursing.

watch a video to learn why students choose mount aloysius college for their nursing education.

watch a video to learn about improvised simulation performance at the mount.

watch a video with brian smith, a professor in the nursing department, talking about social distancing.

watch a video about becoming a nurse at the mount.

watch a video about what to expect when visiting mount aloysius.

related programs

nursing (2+2 assoc/bach)
medical imaging – radiography (2+2)
biology

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7373 admiral peary highway
cresson, pa 16630