B.S. in Nursing - Second Degree Program
For students who have earned a bachelor's degree in another field, the school offers a Second Degree Program in an accelerated format leading to a B.S. in nursing. Upon completion of prerequisite courses, students matriculate and complete degree requirements in approximately 15 months. A total of 60 credits must be earned at Fairfield University after the first degree is awarded.
Admission is competitive and students are expected to have completed all prerequisite and non-nursing courses prior to admission. Students need a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and a B or better in prerequisite courses to begin the program. Applicants normally have completed science courses with grades of A or B in the last 3-5 years.