Department of Nursing BA/BS to BSN

Program Overview: Second Degree Nursing - Accelerated BA/BS to BSN

The Second Degree Nursing Program at Wheeling Jesuit University provides an accelerated pathway for individuals looking to make a career change into the field of nursing. The program is structured to allow those who hold a bachelor's degree to complete WJU's nursing curriculum without repeating general education requirements. After completing the prerequisite courses, students enter the full-time nursing program in May and graduate the following December, just 18 months later.

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master's degree program in nursing, and post-graduate APRN certificate program at Wheeling Jesuit University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education ( For more information, contact, or call WJU Graduate Admissions at 1-800-873-7665.