Accelerated BSN

  • Program type: Bachelor of Science
  • Accreditation: Full approval by the Missouri State Board of Nursing, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Total credit hours: 55 for accelerated option
  • Estimated program cost: $26,512 for accelerated option
  • Median salary: $71,730*

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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.

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.

$71,730

*The Bureau of Labor Statistics revealed that the salary for BSN-educated RNs was $71,730.

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

"At Sinclair School of Nursing there is an expectation of greatness out of students, faculty and staff. I know that my professors desire for me to do my best, and that helps push me to study harder and make better grades. I am proud to be part of a school that sets the bar high. I know that I will be ready to take my career to the next level once I graduate." ."
-Adia Woodson, Accelerated BSN student
Sinclair School of Nursing