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Your All-Access Path to a BSN Degree

Become a nurse sooner by leveraging your existing non-nursing education to earn a BSN degree in as few as 16 months.

Averett University Accelerated Nursing Program in Virginia

If you’re ready to realize your potential as a nurse, Averett University’s accelerated nursing program in Virginia could provide the most accessible way for you to pursue your calling. Our ABSN program makes a new professional path possible in as few as 16 months for students with non-nursing bachelor’s degrees or at least 60 non-nursing college credits.

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Our accelerated nursing program in Virginia aims to support and elevate you every step of the way as you prepare to enter the field, all the way from enrollment to graduation to taking the NCLEX-RN®.

As a student enrolled in the Accelerated BSN program in Norfolk, you’ll gain access to the following:

  • An accelerated timeline for launching a nursing career with three start dates per year
  • A hybrid curriculum (online nursing courses and in-person nursing labs and clinical rotations) led by esteemed faculty
  • A personalized, supportive learning environment with a program site in Norfolk, VA

Nursing Simulation Labs

Gain hands-on nursing practice during collaborative skills and simulation labs.

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Accelerated Nursing Education

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Online Nursing Coursework

Learn nursing theory anywhere, anytime via our online nursing course platform.

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Clinical Experience

Gain access to diverse clinical settings at top health care facilities.

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Rigorous Curriculum

Receive an accredited education that prepares you for your career.

Take the NCLEX-RN® with Confidence

The Averett Accelerated BSN program provides you with the professional knowledge and skills you will need to pass the NCLEX-RN®. With a 98% pass rate — 18% higher than the national average* — you can take the NCLEX-RN® with the confidence that the ABSN’s rigorous curriculum sets you up for success.

*NCLEX pass rates from Virginia Board of Nursing and National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN).

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Accessible Admissions Support

Even before your first day in Averett’s accelerated nursing program in Virginia, we will guide you on your path to becoming a resilient, responsive nurse leader. Our dedicated team of admissions counselors is here to help you create a personalized academic plan to reach your professional goal and stay on track to achieve it.