FAQs for the Accelerated Nursing Program
Need help finding information about our accelerated undergraduate nursing program? Use our list of frequently asked questions to find the answers.
Take into consideration your career goals, family responsibilities, financial situation and your ability to be a full-time student. Though very rewarding, the program can be intensive and may require 40 or more hours a week in course and clinical work during the 14-month period. Our faculty, academic advisers and other support services are available to help you through the process.
Yes. You must still complete an undergraduate transfer application. Master’s programs in nursing are intended for those who already have a career in nursing.
Your personal statement should be a one-page typed essay explaining why you would like to enter the Accelerated BS in Nursing program. Additional information regarding your career goals, academic performance, as well as professional experiences may be included.
We encourage you to meet with an academic adviser in the Office of University Admissions to help you determine if your courses meet our criteria.
Course equivalencies can be found using the Transfer Evaluation Service (TES).
You may take prerequisite courses at Adelphi or at another accredited intuition if desired. If you choose to take the courses at Adelphi, apply to our undergraduate program as a non-degree student. Once the prerequisites are completed, or you are enrolled in your final prerequisites, you will then be able to apply to the Accelerated Nursing program. Admission to prerequisite courses as a non-degree student does not guarantee acceptance into the Accelerated Nursing program.
Science courses with a lab component cannot be taken online.
You do not have to have all of these courses completed before the application process. However, all must be completed before you begin the Accelerated BS in Nursing program at Adelphi.
Once your application is complete, it will be sent to the College of Nursing and Public Health Accelerated BS in Nursing program admissions committee for further evaluation. If selected for consideration, you will be contacted regarding an interview date.
All classes will be held at Adelphi’s Garden City campus, located in Nassau County in New York. Some clinical courses will be held at healthcare facilities throughout the surrounding area. Located near Long Island’s parks and beaches, the 75-acre campus is only 45 minutes from New York City, offering the combined advantages of a major metropolitan area and a safe, suburban campus environment.