Accelerated BSN

A Unique Path Forward

The University of Kentucky College of Nursing understands that all paths are unique, and we're here to help find the best one for you. Students in the Accelerated BSN (ABSN) program come from all walks of life. Whether you already have a degree in another field, served in the U.S. military or hold your LPN, our options are designed to meet your needs to pursue a career in nursing. 

View curriculum requirements and course descriptions 

View a sample Plan of Study

Learn more about each ABSN option: 

  • Second Degree (already have a bachelor's degree in another field) 
  • MedVet-BSN (medically trained veteran)
  • LPN-BSN (holds a diploma and is Licensed Practical Nurse)