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Accelerated BSN Application Process

Fall 2022 Application Cycle    

November 1, 2021 - March 14, 2022

Prerequisite and Bachelor Degree Deadline. In order to be considered for the fall 2022 cycle, all prerequisites must be done by December 31, 2021. Additionally, all applicants must have obtained a bachelor's degree by December 31, 2021 in order to be eligible for the fall 2022 start.

Accelerated BSN Application Process

 STEP 1: Successfully complete each nursing prerequisite with a C or higher. Prerequisites lower than a “C” will not be accepted.  

STEP 2: Complete the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing application via Nursing CAS:

  1. The first step to applying to the Accelerated BSN program is through Nursing CAS, not FAU. Applications that are sent to FAU (during the Nursing CAS application period) will not be reviewed. Applicants can only apply during an open application period.
  2. To create a Nursing CAS account visit: http://nursingcas.org
  3. Once the Nursing CAS account is created, applicants must choose the correct program and track: (BSN, Accelerated)
  4. Applicants must submit all official transcripts from each university attended to Nursing CAS:
    • PO Box 9201 Watertown, MA 02471
  5. Ensure all sections on the application checklist have been successfully completed.
    • NOTE: applicants cannot edit their Nursing CAS application after it has been submitted.
  6. Allow 4-6 weeks for Nursing CAS to verify your application from the time of submission.
    • Applications not verified by the application deadline will not be reviewed.
  7. During the application process, official transcripts should only be sent to Nursing CAS, not FAU.  Once an applicant is admitted, they will be prompted to send their official transcripts to the FAU admissions office.

STEP 3: Selected applicants are invited to interview 4 – 6 weeks after the application cycle closes. 

STEP 4: When the applicant receives a preliminary acceptance, the final step in the admission process is the level two federal background checks and fingerprinting. Explicit directions will be provided in the letter of preliminary acceptance.

  • When the background check and fingerprinting are cleared, the Admission, Progression and Retention Sub-Committee will then offer the student full admission into the Accelerated Track. The cost of all components of these procedures including any repeat procedures if needed is the responsibility of the applicant/student.                                                                                                                    *Civics is not a part of the BSN Accelerated Application. Applicants are encouraged to wait until they are accepted into the BSN program. Once accepted, students are able to take the Civics Literacy Test for free at the FAU testing center.

Important Dates

In order to be considered for the fall 2022 cycle, all prerequisites must be done by December 31, 2021. Additionally, all applicants must have obtained a bachelor's degree by December 31, 2021 in order to be eligible for the fall 2022 start.

 

For questions regarding the application process, please contact the Accelerated Coordinator, Chere Williams at williamsc@health.fau.edu.