Accelerated 12-month second baccalaureate BSN program

The pre-licensure ASBSN program accepts applications in the Fall and admits 24 students each application cycle. Applicants to this program must be a graduate of an accredited institution with a baccalaureate degree. The degree must be posted to the transcript no later than June 30, 2020 to be eligible to apply to the ASBSN program.

The Accelerated Second Baccalaureate BSN (ASBSN) program application opens at 8 a.m. on July 15, 2020 and closes at 12 p.m. (noon) on August 21, 2020. If you are enrolled in pre-requisite courses during summer session 2020, you will not be eligible to apply until your grades for these courses have been posted to MyNevada. You may have no more than two pre-requisite courses in progress during the Fall 2020 semester and only one of these courses may be a required science course. If you have questions, please email

A list of prerequisites for this program can be found below on the Admission Process link below for this program. Science credits older than seven years will not be accepted. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75.

Students admitted to the program start the program during the three-week University Wintermester and continue with a full course load in spring, summer, and fall and graduate in December the same year.

IMPORTANT: Students who plan to apply to the Accelerated 12-month Second Baccalaureate BSN program MUST have applied to the University of Nevada, Reno prior to July 1, 2020.

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