Accelerate into Nursing.

Earn your BSN in as few as 16 months.

Dating back almost a century, Misericordia's Nursing Department is one of the University's founding programs.

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and the master's degree program in nursing at Misericordia University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

Start Your Nursing Journey Now.

If you have a non-nursing bachelor’s degree or at least 60 college credits, no matter the field of study, Misericordia University’s Accelerated BSN program in Pittsburgh can fast-track your transition into nursing in as few as 16 months.

As a student enrolled in our accelerated nursing program, you can expect to:

  • Complete fundamental nursing courses online via our interactive e-Learning platform.
  • Get hands-on nursing skills practice in labs at our nursing education center in Coraopolis.
  • Gain real-world clinical experience during rotations at top Pittsburgh hospitals.
  • Graduate prepared to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN®).

Through our accelerated nursing program, you’ll learn invaluable nursing skills that will prepare you to serve as a vital member of a multidisciplinary health care team.


Earn your BSN in as few as 16 months through online and onsite learning.


Start your nursing degree sooner with three start dates per year.


Enroll in a nursing program that meets CCNE accreditation standards.


Learn from an honored institution with a tradition of nursing excellence.

Become a Nurse with Confidence

Our accelerated nursing program sets the academic and clinical groundwork necessary for you to sit for the NCLEX, an exam all prospective nurses must pass to become a licensed professional. In fact, 2019 graduates of our BSN ground programs had a first-time NCLEX pass rate of 96.23%.

Don’t Wait to Start Nursing School.