BAC to BSN Program

It's time for a career change. To make your move into the fastest growing industry out there - not to mention one of the most rewarding.

No matter what academic background your bachelor's degree is in, with Lewis University's Accelerated BSN program, you can accelerate your career as a Registered Nurse in as little as two years.

Lewis offers a personalized learning environment, with individual attention from caring professors. Small class sizes and clinical groups encourage interactive discussions. Plus, at Lewis, we take a holistic approach to patient care, so you develop practical application skills alongside compassion advocacy, learning:
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Effective communication skills for use with patients and colleagues
  • Skill sets in roles as caregiver, manager and leader
  • How to address social issues and community health concerns
  • How to be effective in leadership roles in healthcare advocacy
Get ready for an exciting RN career in a market that's supposed to increase by 22% through 2018, with a current median salary of $62,450.

Our recent program graduates are succeeding in careers such as:

  • Medical/Surgical Nursing
  • Critical Care Nursing
  • Emergency Room Nursing
  • Labor and Delivery Nursing
  • Flight Nursing

Eligibility Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Submit official academic transcripts from all colleges attended (2.75 GPA)
  • Maintain a 2.75 Lewis GPA in pre-term
  • Successful completion of the KAPLAN Admission Test (KAT)
  • Attend program director's information session
  • Possible interview required

For more information contact the Office of Admission at or call (815)836-5250.