Welcome to the Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) Entry Option

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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University School of Nursing

Located in Greensboro, NC

North Carolina A&T’s Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) Entry Option is designed for students with current non-nursing undergraduate degrees.  We invite you to apply and be ready to start once your application is accepted and you have successfully completed the nursing prerequisite courses. 

We offer: a full time 12 month block format with small classes so cohorts can graduate together.  Be prepared to engage in a very intense and rigorous curriculum while participating in classroom, clinical, and virtual lab learning experiences. 100% of our graduates are gainfully employed upon licensure as a Registered Nurse within 3-6 months.                                                       

Entry Option Overview     ABSN Curriculum guide

  • Bi-Monthly Information Sessions
  • 12-month Full-Time program
  • 3 semesters delivered in block format
  • Classroom, clinical, and virtual lab learning experiences
  • 27 credit hours of  approved Pre-Requisites
  • 64 credit hours for Completion of BSN


Minimal Admission Criteria   2016 Cohort ABSN Admission packet

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with a graduating cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Completion of pre-requisite courses with a “C” or better (on the first attempt) before enrollment
  • TEAS Test results at the National Mean—currently 64.3%
  • Interview and essay that demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills
  • CNA I listing with NC Nurse Aide Registry (visit ncbon.org for more information).    Note: CNA I course must contain a clinical component. 

*April 1st deadline has been extended to April 15, 2015

The TEAS test is being offered on campus in Noble Hall on the following days and times:

Tuesday May 5, 1:00-5:00
Thursday May 14,  5:00-9:00
Tuesday May 26   5:00-9:00

Student will need to arrive at least 15 minutes early with ID These instructions are on the website when they register!

The cost of the exam is  56.00 ( Exam is 45.00 and a fee from ATI is 11.00)  

For The TEAS Test, we will not handle any money, ALL registration and fee collection will be handled online by the student at: https://www.atitesting.com/Home.aspx

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