Accelerated BSN Program in CT | University of Bridgeport

Elevate Your Career with an Accelerated BSN Program

Our Accelerated BSN Program is designed to prepare a graduate nurse for entry-level practice in a variety of healthcare settings and to contribute to quality patient outcomes.

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Advance your career in Healthcare with an Accelerated BSN from UB

Start this Summer

7-week Sessions

No SAT Required

Complete in 15 months*

*Program length may vary by individual

Grow Your Education and Your Career

UB offers an exceptional Accelerated BSN Program in Connecticut. ABSN students begin clinical experiences in the fall semester. Clinical sites vary depending on course objectives and content. Sites include local hospitals, such as Bridgeport Hospital, schools, medical offices, and more. Clinical hours include laboratory and simulation experiences in all nursing clinical courses.

Program Highlights
  • Apply the nursing process to provide patient-centered, evidence-based, clinically competent, contemporary professional nursing care.
  • Promote healthy lifestyles through health education, health promotion strategies and population-focused interventions.
  • Comprehend system-based practice and its impact on safe, quality patient care within the scope of professional nursing practice.
  • Practice within the values, ethics, and legal standards of professional nursing.

Which Nursing Program is Right for You?


Online, Asynchronous


On-Campus, Accelerated


One academic year plus a summer semester.

3 years

15 months

Start term

Spring, Summer, Fall


Spring, Summer

Bachelor’s Degree Required?




TEAS scores Required?




RN License Required?




Completion of Prerequisites Required?


Yes (See details)

Yes (See details)

Program Outcomes
  • Expand your career and educational mobility
  • Facilitate your transition to a professional nurse
  • Prepares for a rewarding career
  • Prepares graduate for employment at any professional practice
  • Provide optimal care to all patients in any health or emergency situation
  • Prepares for a rewarding career
  • Prepares a graduate nurse for entry-level practice in a variety of healthcare settings
  • Provides the foundation for graduate education and/or continued education as a life-long learner
  • Contribute to quality patient outcomes
  • Prepares for a rewarding career
Want to Learn More?

Learn More about RN‑to‑BSN

Learn More about BSN

Learn More about ABSN

Missing Pre‑Requisites?

Apply to our pre-nursing program to complete the required pre-requisites!

The Office of Student Financial Services at UB will help bring your goals within reach by connecting you with a variety of federal, state and private programs that offer loans, grants, scholarships and other awards. There are many financial aid options available to prospective students.

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