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If you hold a non-nursing bachelor’s degree, you can apply to earn your second degree in nursing with Fairfield Egan in Austin. We admit cohorts in May and January of each year, and the program lasts 15 months.
Please note that all deadlines are subject to change at any time.
Additional prerequisite requirements include:
Applicants must also have completed 36 credits of general electives (12 three-credit courses).
Selected prerequisite requirements may be met through challenge exams or transfer of credit from approved academic institutions. Applicants may complete missing prerequisites at Fairfield University or any other accredited university. A final official transcript must be submitted showing final course grades before starting the ASDNU program.
Required supporting documentation includes:
Note: International applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate proficiency by taking either TOEFL or IELTS exams.
Mark Your Calendar.
Mark Your Calendar.
Accelerated Second Degree Nursing Program (Austin, TX Campus) Virtual Information Session
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 6 p.m.
Please attend our next virtual information session for the ASDNU Austin program. From the comfort of your own home, you’ll hear directly from the dean, program director, and admission staff about the curriculum, program requirements (including prerequisites), and the admission application process. A Q&A session will follow the online presentation.Register Now
Accelerated Second Degree Nursing Program (Austin, TX Campus) In-Person Information Session
Thursday, February 15, 2024 at 6 p.m.
Please attend our next in-person information session for the ASDNU Austin program. You’ll hear directly from the dean and program director about the curriculum, program requirements (including prerequisites), and the admission application process. A Q&A session will follow the presentation.Register Now
Tours are available on request. Schedule one now to meet the Program Director, see our learning spaces, and tour our simulation lab, which is accredited by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSiH).Schedule A Tour