Nursing Accelerated Track
If you already hold a bachelor’s degree in a different field, obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Jewell can be done in a fraction of the time and cost of a four-year degree. We emphasize mind, body and spirit, both in the classroom and in life based upon our Nursing Hallmarks: Integrity, Compassion, Leadership, Scholarship, Excellence in Practice and Service to Others.
- You will be more than a number. Our program recognizes and supports your strengths.
- Enjoy your learning environment. Jewell’s beautiful campus is a great place to do your best work.
- Take the lead. Learn critical thinking and leadership skills that will last your entire career.
- Have the most competitive clinical experiences. Attend clinicals in the best hospitals and care facilities in the region.
Program selection is based upon:
- Bachelor’s degree from a regionally-accredited college or university
- Completion of your application to William Jewell College
- Submission of official copies of transcripts from all post-secondary institutions at which you have been enrolled in courses or have received financial aid, even if credit was not awarded
- Applicants normally present a minimum GPA of 2.8 (on a 4.0 scale)
- Prerequisite courses completed prior to the beginning of nursing classes with a minimum grade of C- in all courses. Preference is given to candidates with B- or better in prerequisite courses.
- Any nursing courses, such as Nutrition, Pathophysiology and Pharmacology, must transfer with a B- or better
- Two references, preferably one from an employer and one from a faculty member
- A selective interview with members of the Nursing Department
- A résumé detailing any community, volunteer and health-related experiences
- Completion of a pre-nursing admission exam (fee required)