Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN)

Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) – Lake Erie College and Cleveland State University

Earn your Bachelor of Science degree from Lake Erie College and your Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree from Cleveland State University! This dual degree program offers LEC’s advantages of small class sizes, one-to-one faculty mentoring and expanded academic opportunities alongside CSU’s dramatically shortened timeframe for receiving a BSN degree, involving a specially designed sequence of classes over four semesters. In other words, this program is the best of both worlds.

  • Program options:
    • 3+1 Track: 3 years (6 semesters) at LEC plus 1 year (4 semesters, spring-spring) nursing program completion at CSU
    • 4+1 Track: 4 years (8 semesters) at LEC plus 1 year (4 semesters, spring-spring) nursing program completion at CSU
  • 6 seats are guaranteed annually for qualified Lake Erie College students

Accelerated BSN at CSU:

https://www.csuohio.edu/nursing/undergraduate-programs/accelerated-bsn-program

Prerequisites:

  • Early acceptance program: Complete a letter of intent with CSU to apply to the program during your freshman or sophomore year
  • Complete all prerequisite coursework with a grade of “C” or higher
    • Prerequisites may not be repeated
  • Maintain an overall prerequisite GPA of at least 3.33