Accelerated Nursing Degree Program

If you have realized nursing could be your passion and you are ready to earn your BSN, CMU’s Accelerated Nursing program is the right choice for you. We want to put you on the fast-track to a profession that offers the fulfillment you desire.

Accelerated Nursing Degree Program Offerings

This program is offered at the following locations:

Statewide Centers

About This Program

The Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program option is designed for individuals who wish to earn a BSN and enter the nursing profession in an accelerated time frame. This program can be completed in 14 months of study and is located at CMU-Columbia in the Forum Shopping Center. Clinical experiences will occur in a variety of mid-Missouri health care facilities.

The accelerated BSN nursing program is fully approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing. The accelerated BSN program at CMU is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

As a CMU Accelerated Nursing major, you will have opportunities to:

  • develop the skills employers seek while taking classes such as Psychosocial Integrity, Pharmacology, Leadership and Management, Nursing Research, Maternal/Child Nursing, and Public Health and Community Nursing Concepts
  • participate in hands-on learning through classes and clinical experiences
  • become a candidate for employment who is highly desired for your leadership, management, and health care skills, and who stands apart due to your compassion and dedication
  • receive the preparation needed to earn an advanced degree



Degrees Available

Other CMU Nursing Programs:

Admission Requirements

Admission to CMU is selective. Our admission staff carefully reviews and evaluates each application on an individual basis. Please review all requirements prior to applying for admission.

CMU Admission Requirements

After being accepted to CMU, students wishing to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Nursing must meet the additional requirements for acceptance into the Accelerated nursing program.

Accelerated Nursing Admission Requirements

Non-Discrimination Policy

The nursing department does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sexual orientation, religion, sex, national origin, age or federally defined disability in its recruitment and admission of students.