Pharmacy, Natural & Health Sciences

Accelerated BSN Second Degree Admission Requirements


Admission Requirements

Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with a final, preferred minimum overall GPA of 3.0.

When appropriate, GPA will be calculated by the Office of Admissions using all completed course work, including course work from other colleges and universities.

Applicants must have taken and passed the following courses with a grade of “C” or better:

  • Human Growth and Development
  • Anatomy with lab (must be taken within the last five years)
  • Physiology with lab (must be taken within the last five years)
  • Microbiology with lab
  • Chemistry with lab
  • Statistics
  • Nutrition

A 3.0 GPA in the science courses listed above is preferred for consideration for admittance.

Prior to beginning the program students are required to complete:

  • A CPR class through the American Heart Association with documentation provided
  • Required vaccines and submit the immunization form
  • Blood Borne Pathogen and HIPAA modules prior to beginning clinical rotations


Tuition and Fees



Tuition per credit hour
Nursing Program Fee (annual)
  Direct Estimated Yearly Costs (33 credit hours)

Cost of Attendance

The cost of attendance is designed to provide students with an accurate projection of reasonable cost associated with attenderience. The exact cost will vary based on:
  • Enrollment status
  • Housing/meal plan choices
    • Residential or non-residential
  • Program and/or course fees.

Click here here for estimated cost of attendance for full-time Accelerated BSN students.

Regarding International Student Admissions:
Manchester University’s Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Second Degree Program does not have approval from Homeland Security to accept international students for the fall 2021 semester. International Students are not eligible to apply to the Accelerated BSN Second Degree Program at this time.


Accelerated BSN Second Degree 



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