Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Traditional and Accelerated)

Go further with an IU nursing degree

Your degree. Your way.

Your journey toward a rewarding nursing career is as unique as you are. Whether you're looking to embark on a traditional four-year educational experience or seeking an accelerated route to launch your nursing career, we have the perfect program to match your educational needs and aspirations.

Traditional BSN

Are you passionate about health care and making a difference in people's lives? Our BSN program prepares you for a rewarding career in nursing. Join us and embark on a journey to become a skilled and compassionate nurse.

Accelerated BSN

Fast-track your nursing career. Our ABSN program is designed for individuals who already hold a bachelor's degree in a non-nursing field. Join us and transform your passion into a fulfilling nursing career in just 16 months!

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IU School of Nursing locations


  • Program: Traditional
  • Enrollment term: Fall only

Fort Wayne

  • Programs: Traditional and Accelerated
  • Enrollment terms: Spring or Fall (Traditional and Accelerated)


  • Programs: Traditional and Accelerated
  • Enrollment terms: Spring or Fall (Traditional and Accelerated); Summer (Accelerated only)

Nurses are in demand

$81,220Median annual wage for registered nurses in 2022

 193,100Projected yearly openings for registered nurses over the decade

+6%Projected percent change in total employment from 2022 to 2032

Why choose the Indiana University School of Nursing?

Rigorous curriculum

Our comprehensive curriculum is designed to provide you with a strong foundation in nursing theory, clinical skills, and hands-on experience. You'll learn from experienced faculty and gain the knowledge and skills needed to excel in a dynamic health care environment.

Clinical experience

Put your learning into practice through extensive clinical rotations in top health care facilities. Our partnerships with renowned hospitals and clinics ensure that you receive real-world training and exposure to diverse patient populations. 

Supportive community

Join a community of dedicated nursing students and experienced faculty who are committed to your success and who value your unique background and aspirations. Benefit from mentorship, peer support, and resources that will guide you throughout your educational journey.

Career opportunities

A BSN or ABSN from the IU School of Nursing opens doors to a wide range of nursing career paths, from pediatric care to critical care and beyond. Our graduates are well-prepared to enter the workforce with confidence and make a positive impact on patient care.