Accelerated BSN


The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 12% increase in job growth from 2028. Ready to take your nursing career to the next level? Learn how to apply to the program today.

Program Overview

The accelerated BSN option is an intense 15-month, on-campus option for students who hold a bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university in a field other than nursing.

Why is our Accelerated BSN program a good choice for nurses?

By integrating professional, theoretical and liberal-arts knowledge, the undergraduate program prepares nurses to provide direct and indirect care to individuals, families, groups, communities and populations. Graduates can function as providers, designers, and coordinators of care and as members of the nursing profession. Graduates may also choose to continue their education in advanced practice, educator, leadership, care management and research roles.

Accelerated BSN Program Cost & Tuition

Estimated cost for the BSN program is $26,512 for accelerated option.

*Program cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your state of residence, transfer hours, course choices at Mizzou, and your academic progress. See more about tuition from the Cashier’s Office.

Scholarships & Assistance

The Sinclair School of Nursing offers a number of nursing-specific scholarships for clinical nursing majors and graduate students. Scholarships numbers and amounts (usually $1000-4000) vary from year to year for qualified applicants. A call for applications and announcement of awards is made each year during the spring semester for the following academic year. In addition, undergraduate research assistantships, University of Missouri scholarships, external scholarships, and other opportunities are available.



**The 2020 Bureau of Labor Statistics revealed that the salary for BSN-educated RNs was $75,330.

Career & Salary Outlook

78% of our BSN graduates are employed in the nursing field at the time of graduation, and 98% of graduates are employed in nursing within three months upon graduation.

What kind of jobs can you get with a BSN?

Graduates are prepared to enter into nursing practice in traditional acute care hospitals, mental health facilities, outpatient care centers, as well as community health agencies, schools, and many other settings.

Hear from Our Students

"The clinical experiences were great and very informative. They definitely gave a realistic glimpse of what I will be experiencing when I am working alone as a nurse".
Fall 2020 BSN graduate
Sinclair School of Nursing
"I liked how well the staff was able to be helpful not only in class time, but outside of class anytime I had questions. Faculty even gave out personal cell numbers to contact them with concerns."
Summer 2020 graduate
Sinclair School of Nursing
"It's a challenging program that produces great nurses. I felt like I had great clinical experiences and it was evident that I was more experienced and confident in the clinical setting compared to nursing students who went to other schools."
Summer 2020 graduate
Sinclair School of Nursing