Rockhurst University Announces Hybrid Accelerated BSN

Kansas City, April 6, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Kansas City, Missouri —

Rockhurst University Adds New Online CCNE-Accredited Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program to Meet Growing Need for Nurses in the United States

Rockhurst University has launched a new online ABSN program, which offers an accelerated path to a rewarding role in healthcare as a BSN-prepared nurse. The program builds on students’ prior bachelor’s degrees in any field and provides comprehensive nursing education, both in the online classroom and in simulated and real clinical settings.

The healthcare industry urgently needs new qualified nurses due to Burnout during the COVID-19 pandemic, the impending retirement experienced nurses, and a rapid Aging of the population. For these reasons, students may see a growing opportunity to change careers to a meaningful and rewarding profession as a nurse.

Rockhurst University online ABSN program equips students to become BSN-prepared nurses in 16 months. The rigorous full-time program includes 100% online classes, 10-day on-campus immersion, and clinical rotations within student communities. Students receive hands-on instruction and develop their clinical skills in Rockhurst’s new state-of-the-art simulation lab and supervised rotations providing direct patient care.

“We are pleased to offer this new online ABSN program, which will prepare students to enter the workforce as BSN-prepared nurses,” said Dave Hunt, associate vice president of marketing. “Keeping in mind the shortages of nurses in hospitals, we are introducing the Hybrid Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing Affiliated with Saint Luke’s College Health System™. This program is one of rigorous academic exposure, rich clinical experience and a means of professional growth.

Rockhurst University is one of 27 Jesuit institutions in the United States focused on learning, leadership, and service. The University welcomes students of all faiths and prepares aspiring nurses to care for the needs of the whole person through rigorous academics, rich and varied clinical experiences, and a spirit of inquiry and reflection.

Rockhurst University offers a comprehensive degree program to educate and prepare female nursing students in the foundations of nursing, from principles and concepts to practical skills and knowledge. The online ABSN program currently accepts students from 11 US states.

To visit Rockhurst University for more information on the online ABSN program and other graduate nursing programs.

About the University

Rockhurst University’s online nursing programs are delivered by the reputable Saint Luke’s™ College of Nursing and Health Sciences. Rockhurst is committed to preparing the healthcare workforce of tomorrow by offering undergraduate, graduate, and graduate programs for adult learners. Rockhurst University, founded in 1910 and located in the heart of Kansas City, Missouri, is a Catholic university in the Jesuit tradition committed to providing an inclusive, innovative, and transformative education.

Rockhurst’s online programs prepare nursing professionals for clinical excellence through healthcare innovation, transformative learning, quality outcomes and desirable specializations. Supportive resources and clinical placement services ensure that students have the support and tools necessary to thrive throughout their educational experience and succeed as a nurse or nurse practitioner.


For more information about Rockhurst University, contact the company here:

Rockhurst University
Katherine Frohoff
[email protected]
1100 Rockhurst Road, Kansas City, MO 64110


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