Accelerated BSN Program

General Information

The University of Miami's Accelerated BSN program is designed for individuals who hold undergraduate degrees in fields other than nursing. The streamlined curriculum enables students to earn a baccalaureate degree in nursing in 12 months. Students who graduate from the program are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX).

Expenses and Financial Aid

Tuition for the 55-credit program is currently $39,000.00.  For information on full tuition scholarships available through the Nursing Scholars Program, click here.  For additional financial aid opportunities, click here.

Application Deadlines

Early Decision: December 1
Final Deadline: March 1

Admission Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree in a field other than nursing
  • Minimum GPA including pre-requisite courses: 3.0 for Accelerated BSN program
  • All pre-requisite courses must be completed prior to admission

Pre-requisites for Clinical Coursework

  • Human Anatomy with Lab
  • Systemic Physiology
  • Microbiology
  • Therapeutic Nutrition
  • Human Growth & Development
  • Behavioral Statistics
  • Chemistry with Lab
  • Introduction to Psychology

Further information may be found in the University of Miami Academic Bulletin:

For questions or additional information on the Accelerated B.S.N. program, please contact:

Office of Student Services
University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies
P.O. Box 248153
Coral Gables, FL 33124
Phone: 305.284.4325
Fax: 305.284.4827