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Top Nurse Faculty
Our expert nurse leaders provide holistic learning, support and guidance.

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Unmatched Student Support
You will receive guidance and mentoring throughout the program.

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Fully prepped for NCLEX
For the past 5 years, Marymount’s NCLEX pass rate for students has been over 90%.

Become the Next Nurse Hero with an Online ABSN from Marymount University

The Second-Degree Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program is designed for students who can come in person to Virginia to complete their clinicals, but coursework is 100% online. Learn the knowledge you need to pass the NCLEX-RN exam and start your career as a nurse.

New Career, New Opportunities with an Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree

You have the desire to make a greater impact in the world and you’ve seen what nurses can do. Join the growing body of healthcare professionals by becoming a knowledgeable, skilled nurse with Marymount’s fast-paced, accelerated nursing program. The ABSN is a rigorous, condensed program for anyone who currently holds a bachelor’s degree in an unrelated field and wants to dedicate a short amount of time to a challenging program that produces a long-term payoff.

Program Features at a Glance
  • One of the only distance ABSN programs in Virginia 
  • Over 90% pass rate for NCLEX 
  • NCLEX-RN prep course included at no cost (occurs at the end of the program)
  • Ranked by US News & World Report  
  • Values-based education, CCNE-accredited 
  • Clinical Placement Services at No Additional Cost  
  • Supportive, responsive Student Success Advisors
  • 65 Credits/17 courses  
  • 640 Clinical Hours  
  • Four semesters/16 months to complete  
  • 17 courses/7 and 14-week semesters  
What You’ll Learn

The Marymount ABSN will provide you with the ability to:  

  • Deliver compassionate, safe, culturally relevant and patient/family-centered care  
  • Treat all individuals and populations with respect, integrating ethics 
  • Synthesize humanities and sciences knowledge into practice 
  • Use evidence-informed practice knowledge 
  • Utilize communication and collaboration skills 
  • Advocate for a culture of patient safety 
  • Utilize informatics and patient care technologies   
  • Commit to intellectual curiosity and life-long learning