Find the passion you’ve been missing – and unlimited career options – with Cabarrus College’s Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing, designed for those with a bachelor’s degree in any field.

Program Mission

Cultivate competent, caring nurse professionals through exemplary education and promotion of lifelong learning.

Program Highlights

Accelerated BS in Nursing
  • Build on your existing bachelor’s degree to earn a degree in nursing
  • Finish in as little as four semesters
  • Flexible degree offers work/life balance
  • Immersive learning on an Atrium Health hospital-based campus
  • Individualized instruction in small classes
  • Hands-on clinical experience starts as early as first semester, enabling you to apply concepts learned in class right away
  • Additional skills practice in high-tech simulation labs on campus and at Atrium Health
  • Affordable: generous financial aid and forgivable loans
  • Affiliated with Atrium Health:
    • Preferred access to Atrium Health clinical sites
    • Learn from the region’s most experienced healthcare professionals
    • Access to leading-edge technology
    • Pipeline to jobs in one of the country’s largest healthcare systems

Program Goals

  • Graduates will achieve an annual NCLEX-RN pass rate for first-time writers equal or greater than the annual national average for BSN graduates, but not less than 80%.
  • Seventy percent (70%) of incoming students will graduate within 150% of the advertised program length of program (150% = 2.5 years)
  • Ninety percent (90%) of graduates will be employed as a registered nurse within 1 year after graduation.
  • Ninety percent (90%) of graduates responding to the Graduate Survey will self-evaluate they successfully achieved the Program Student Learning Outcomes (PSLOs).
  • Ninety percent (90%) of graduate employers responding to the Employer Survey will evaluate the graduate as successfully achieving the Program Student Learning Outcomes (PSLOs).