Concordia Texas Accelerated Nursing Overview
Whether you are changing career paths or the direction of your education, ABSN@CTX is a perfect opportunity to leverage your non-nursing academic experience and become a nurse.
No prior healthcare experience is required to transition into Concordia University Texas’ accelerated nursing track. You can transfer your existing college credit and earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree in as few as 16 months of professional nursing study, so you can become the nurse you want to be without the wait.
How the ABSN@CTX Curriculum Works
Our accelerated nursing track in Austin is a blended learning model that combines robust online coursework with hands-on learning and real-world clinical practice.
- Online nursing theory coursework led by esteemed professors.
- Hands-On experiential simulation labs inside our high-tech site.
- In-hospital clinical practice in top area healthcare facilities.
- Dedicated faculty members to offer their full support throughout your education.
We recommend that students view their 16-month nursing education as a full-time job. Our ABSN track requires you to be self-motivated, but you will always receive guidance every step of the way.
Preparing for Your Nursing Career
At Concordia University Texas, our nursing students are prepared to promote health, offer quality bed-side care, and provide leadership, both within healthcare organizations and in the broader community.
Upon completing our accelerated nursing curriculum, you can expect to have a strong academic foundation along with the clinical preparedness for taking the National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEX-RN®).
In fact, our College of Nursing’s BSN program in Austin has proven its effectiveness with a first-time NCLEX-RN pass rate of 100% in 2017.
To learn more about how you can earn your BSN in as few as 16 months of professional nursing study, contact us to speak with an admissions counselor.