Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing Track (ABSN)
The Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) track is another option for our baccalaureate students. The hybrid, accelerated, sequential curriculum provides an option that reduces time to degree. This program is designed for people with a bachelor's degree in another field who wish to become a nurse. This educational option will incorporate blended learning with face-to-face, state-of-the-art simulation and live clinical experiences. The ABSN track is designed to blend high-quality clinical experiences with the online and face-to-face didactic learning.
Why choose the ABSN track at FSU?
Listen to an information session for the ABSN program here!
At FSU, you will receive high-quality nursing education from faculty who are committed to your success as a student. You will learn from professors who are passionate, knowledgeable, and experienced. They are invested in your future and developing highly motivated and professional nurses.
What will you learn?
Students will be prepared to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) upon completion of the program for practice as a registered nurse.
What will you do?
Graduates of the ABSN program will be prepared as nurse generalists, with a focus on learning the fundamentals of nursing. Graduates will be prepared to work in areas across healthcare continuum.
What classes will you take?
|NURS 401/401S||Nursing Research Theory and Seminar (3)|
|NURS 321||Health Assessment (3)|
|NURS 326||Concepts Basic to Nursing (2)|
|NURS 326L||Concepts Basic to Nursing Lab (2)|
|NURS 324||Pathophysiology (3)|
|NURS 365||Pharmacology (3)|
|NUR/A 350||Adult Health I (6)|
|NURS/A 350L||Adult Health Clinical (3)|
|NURS 361||Obstetrics and Women’s Health (3)|
|NURS 361L||Obstetrics and Women’s Health Clinical (2)|
|NURS 360||Pediatric Nursing (3)|
|NURS 360L||Pediatric Nursing Clinical (2)|
|NURS/A 451||Adult Health II (6)|
|NURS/A 451L||Adult Health II Lab (3)|
|NURS 405||Psychiatric Nursing|
|NURS 405L||Psychiatric Nursing Clinical|
|NURS 406||Community Health|
|NURS 406L||Community Health Clinical|
|NURS 481L||Capstone Clinical|
|NURS 481||Capstone Theory|
Full-Time Curriculum Plan
|Maymester||NURS 401/401S Nursing Research Theory and Seminar (Maymester and Summer I) (2 weeks)|
|Summer 1||NURS 401/401S Nursing Research Theory and Seminar (4 weeks)|
|NURS 321 Health Assessment (8 weeks)|
|NURS 324 Pathophysiology (4 weeks)|
|NURS 326 Concepts Basic to Nursing (Summer I and II) (8 weeks)|
|NURS 326L Concepts Basic to Nursing (Summer I and II) (8 weeks)|
|Summer II||NURS 365 Pharmacology (4 weeks)|
|Fall||NURS/A 350 Adult Health (16 weeks)|
|NURS/A 350L Adult Health Clinical (16 weeks)|
|NURS 361 Obstetrical and Women’s Health Nursing (8 weeks)|
|NURS 361L Obstetrical and Women’s Health Nursing Clinical (8 weeks)|
|NURS 360 Pediatric Nursing (8 weeks)|
|NURS 360L Pediatric Nursing Clinical (8 weeks)|
|Spring||NURS/A 451 Adult Health II (16 weeks)|
|NURS/A 451L Adult Health II Clinical (16 weeks)|
|NURS 405 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing (8 weeks)|
|NURS 405L Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Clinical (8 weeks)|
|NURS 406 Community Health Nursing (8 weeks)|
|NURS 406L Community Health Nursing Clinical (8 weeks)|
|Maymester||NURA 481L Capstone Clinical I (2 weeks)|
I and II
|NURSA 481L Capstone Clinical II (8 weeks)|
|NURA 481 Capstone Theory (8 weeks)|
|NURS 410 Nursing Leadership (8 weeks)|
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and the master’s degree program in nursing at Fayetteville State University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791
Applicants for the ABSN program are due by January 2024. The ABSN application is available online through the School of Nursing web page. Applications will be notified of the admission decision promptly after completion of the online application. Please contact Lisa Scurry at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions about application.
FSU School of Nursing will adhere to admissions policy in the Undergraduate Catalog located at http://acalog.uncfsu.edu/, additional program requirements include:
- A Bachelor of Science degree from a regionally accredited institution
- Official transcripts from each college/university attended
- Official TOEFL (Test of English as a foreign language) scores for international applicants
- GPA of 3.0 in undergraduate coursework and required prerequisites
- (3) Professional letters of recommendation
- Written professional statement of interest
- Interview by admissions committee