Carlow University Accelerated Second-Degree BSN Will Set You Apart

If you have a bachelor’s degree in another field, but lately have been wondering about making a career switch to healthcare, Carlow University’s Accelerated Second-Degree BSN Program might be for you. Carlow’s second-degree BSN is geared towards people looking to make a career switch, and, best of all, it can be completed in just 15 months.

Carlow’s School of Nursing has been educating nurses for 75 years, and you will learn not only to be an exceptionally competent and skilled nurse but will also learn how to deliver compassionate and person-centered care.

“What makes Carlow Nursing special is our dedication to students and our mercy mission that focuses on respecting the dignity of all and promoting compassion to create a more just and merciful world,” said Angela Reed Summer, MPA, MSN, RN, CVRN-BC, director of the Accelerated Second-Degree Nursing Program at Carlow. “We have small class sizes, individualized faculty advising, and our accelerated students receive the support they need to successfully complete the rigorous program in the context of real-life responsibilities.”

In addition to individualized care, Carlow University’s Nursing Program offers students many other benefits, including:

  • Exceptional 1st-time pass rates on the NCLEX-RN exam since the program’s opening in 2017; The two most recent cohorts had NCLEX pass rates of 100%
  • The lowest tuition regionally among private institutions
  • Premier clinical experiences in the state’s largest and most prestigious healthcare institutions
  • Our graduates are highly sought after and receive multiple job offers prior to graduation.

“I am available to speak with you,” said Ms. Summer. “I would be pleased to answer your questions and assist you in your journey to becoming a professional nurse. I look forward to connecting with you and welcoming you to Carlow in the Fall!”

If you would like more information or have any additional questions, please email Angela R. Summer at

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