Accelerated BSN Programs in New York

Nursing as a Second Career in New York 

The Bureau of Labor Statistics has made a projection in terms of the country needing more nurses till the year 2018. According to the bureau, more than half a million registered nurses will be needed five years from now; which is why a number of second degree BSN programs are opening up in the state to increase the BSN prepared nursing population. 

Here are two nursing schools that offer the accelerated BSN program in New York- 

Stony Brook University

The school offers the program onsite and it can be completed in just 12 months. This accelerated basic baccalaureate program was specifically created for students that already have a non-nursing bachelor's degree. This second degree builds on the courses in humanities, social and natural sciences and it is meant to assist students in learning nursing theory and health maintenance. Students are exposed to different delivery models in health care and professional nursing, hence, you are bound to learn more.

SBU has a faculty with high technical standards with regard to their students' program of learning. As a student, you are required to participate in various interactive classroom, lab and clinical exercises. You should be able to comprehend and assess patient conditions with the use of olfactory, visual and somatic senses.

Stony Brook students are also trained to communicate sensitively and effectively and this skill is brought about by the school’s verbal, non-verbal and written activities in effective communication.

Other skills, behaviors and knowledge that are built through this accelerated program are your calculation skills, analytical skill, good judgment, intellectual presence and diagnostic expertise.

University of Buffalo

The UB second degree BSN program runs from May to May of each school year, with the students required to study full-time. This accelerated option is an intensive program that is studied by students that are mature, highly motivated and career-oriented.

The ABS curriculum makes effective modifications of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. Academic requirements total up to 60 credits and these should be finished within just 12 months.      

Pace University - Pleasantville

Pace University - Pleasantville


This is an accelerated curriculum for non-nurse college graduates (U.S. Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent) who wish to study nursing in a first professional degree program (BSN) [...]
861 Bedford Rd.
Pleasantville, NY 10570
(914) 773-3200

Adelphi University

Adelphi University


South Ave
Garden City, NY 11530
(516) 877-3000

Concordia College-New York

Concordia College-New York


171 White Plains Rd
Bronxville, NY 10708
(914) 337-9300

Dominican College of Blauvelt

Dominican College of Blauvelt


470 Western Highway
Orangeburg, NY 10962
(845) 359-7800

Hartwick College

Hartwick College


One Hartwick Drive
Oneonta, NY 13820
(607) 431-4000

LIU Brooklyn

LIU Brooklyn


1 University Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 488-1000

Molloy College

Molloy College


1000 Hempstead Ave
Rockville Centre, NY 11571
(516) 678-5000

Mount Saint Mary College

Mount Saint Mary College


330 Powell Avenue
Newburgh, NY 12550
(845) 561-0800

New York University

New York University


70 Washington Sq South
New York, NY 10012
(212) 998-1212

Pace University-New York

Pace University-New York


1 Pace Plaza
New York, NY 10038
(212) 346-1200

SUNY Downstate Medical Center

SUNY Downstate Medical Center


450 Clarkson Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
(718) 270-1000

The Sage Colleges

The Sage Colleges


65 1st Street
Troy, NY 12180
(518) 244-2000

University of Rochester

University of Rochester


Wilson Blvd. - Wallis Hall
Rochester, NY 14627
(888) 822-2256

The College of New Rochelle

The College of New Rochelle


29 Castle Pl
New Rochelle, NY 10805
(914) 632-5300

CUNY Hunter College

CUNY Hunter College


695 Park Ave
New York, NY 10065
(212) 772-4000

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook University


310 Administration Building
Stony Brook, NY 11794
(631) 632-6000

University at Buffalo

University at Buffalo


12 Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
(716) 645-2000

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