Earn MSN credits while completing your BSN

Get more out of your nursing education in Carlow’s Step-Ahead Program. This nursing program is designed for those looking toward their professional future, which includes graduate education and advanced practice roles. As a nursing undergraduate, you can earn up to 10 graduate nursing credits by the time you complete your BSN.  

To qualify for this BSN programmatic option, you must:

  • Apply for entry into the Step Ahead Program during the admissions process to Carlow University or at the end of the first semester of sophomore year in the nursing program
  • Have a high school GPA of 3.5, score 1170 on the SAT, or have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 by the end of the first semester of the sophomore year at Carlow
  • Complete the skills courses (Writing, Speaking, and Quantitative Reasoning)
  • Be willing and able to take 6-9 credits of core requirements outside of the regular, scheduled semesters of the nursing program (e.g., During a summer session)
  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.1 during the junior and senior years of the BSN program
Your nursing goals are within reach. Begin by applying to a BSN program today!