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Accelerated Second Degree Nursing Program (15 months)

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Application cycle opens August 1 
Priority Application Deadline - December 31
Final Application Deadline - January 31

Check out our Accelerated Second Degree Nursing (ASDN) program. In just 15 months, you could fulfill your dream of becoming a nurse. 

Program distinctives

  • 15-month program beginning in May and ending the following August
  • Small summer classes (8:1 student to faculty ratio)
  • Mentoring and one-on-one relationships with faculty and other students
  • Clinical rotations in a variety of nursing settings
  • NCLEX pass rate for ASDN >95%

How does the program work?

May-August

(No class Memorial Day, Juneteenth, and July 4)

August-December

(Fall semester schedule)

January-April

(Spring semester schedule)

May-August

(No class Memorial Day, Juneteenth, and July 4)

You may be expected to complete 12 hour and/or weekend clinical rotations.

In addition to nursing courses, ASDN students will complete the following EMU core curriculum courses:

Summer 2023

  • Orientation – May 15
  • Classes begin – May 16
  • Summer semester ends – August 11
  • No classes on May 29, June 19, and July 4

For more information, please e-mail the nursing department, at nursing-admiss@emu.edu or call 540-432-4022.

The nursing department reserves the right to adjust the current admission criteria when outcome assessment data demonstrates the need for such changes.

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