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University of the Incarnate Word Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing Track

Our 16-month online-based accelerated nursing track for non-nurses will fast-track your nursing education.

ABSN Program in San Antonio

The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) Ila Faye Miller School of Nursing and Health Professions is proud to offer a hybrid BSN track, the Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN). The 16-month track is for individuals who have at least a non-nursing bachelor’s degree or at least 60 non-nursing college credits from an accredited institution.

The ABSN program in San Antonio is a full-time, intense nursing program geared towards the self-motivated, organized and dedicated student. The rigorous ABSN includes 62 credit hours of online didactic coursework, hands-on learning labs at our learning site in San Antonio and clinical experiences in a variety of settings with clients across the lifespan. The ABSN track prepares you to graduate practice-ready in as few as 16 months.

Whether you’re a career changer or recent college student, our ABSN program in San Antonio could be your fastest path to a life-changing new career thanks to UIW’s three yearly starts.

As a student of the UIW’s ABSN track, you can expect to receive:

  • A blended curriculum combining online coursework, hands-on labs and clinical rotations.
  • A values-based education focused on treating the whole patient — mind, body and spirit.
  • The academic rigor required to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX).

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Expedite Your BSN

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Faster Access

Start sooner with three start dates each year and seats available now.

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Online Coursework

Complete your nursing coursework when and where it’s convenient for you.

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Real-World Experience

Gain valuable clinical experience at top facilities around San Antonio.

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Values-Based Curriculum

Receive a holistic nursing education steeped in Christian values.

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The UIW Difference

Since 1931, Ila Faye Miller School of Nursing and Health Professions has provided BSN students with an accredited, values-based education inspired by the healing ministry of Jesus Christ and developed a reputation for nursing excellence. In 2020, UIW BSN students achieved a 98.73% first-time NCLEX pass rate.