Professor of Nursing
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee MSN, Gonzaga University BSN, Whitworth College B.A., Whitworth College Dr. Veltri arrived at …
If you hold a bachelor’s degree and are looking to transition to nursing, our Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) second degree program offers a fast-track to your new career in just 12 months. In this rigorous face-to-face program, you will develop critical nursing skills under the guidance of experienced faculty.
Upon your completion of the ABSN program, you will be eligible to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN®). As a Bushnell Nurse, you will be a professional, competent, bachelor’s prepared nurse leader able to skillfully provide safe, quality, and compassionate care to others in their time of need.
Students interested in the ABSN program at Bushnell apply through the Central Application Service for Nursing (NursingCAS).
The Accelerated BSN program takes students through 44 credits of intensive knowledge and skills development in 12 months. Courses are taught in-person on our campus in Eugene, Oregon, in cohort groups of 16 students. The program includes 16 semester credit hours of clinical practice experiences in a variety of community, acute care, and other healthcare settings.
The ABSN program prepares:
Graduates of this program will:
The mission of the School of Nursing, as an integral part of Bushnell University, is to respond to the higher educational and healthcare needs of our culturally diverse communities. We prepare ethical nurse leaders and educators to lead the way toward evidence-based, quality improvement within a variety of healthcare and educational communities. We embrace Bushnell’s mission to foster wisdom, faith, and service through excellent academic programs grounded in the arts and sciences that demonstrate compassion and respect toward all people served.
Learn more about our School of Nursing.
|Cohort Start||Applications Open||Application Deadline|
|Fall (August)||February 1||May 17|
|Spring (January)||June 1||September 17|
Bushnell University is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). The ABSN program is affiliated with Bushnell University’s baccalaureate degree program in nursing accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).