Accelerated nursing programs offer students the opportunity to obtain their nursing degree in a dramatically reduced amount of time. Thanks to the convenience of the internet, accelerated nursing programs also make it possible for students to take most – if not all – of their classes online. This accessibility has made accelerated programs a popular option for students and led to an overall uptick in the sheer number of courses available.
But which of the many accelerated nursing programs stand out from the rest? Below, we’ll take a deeper look at the top online fast track programs for nursing in the country.
The Top 10 Online Fast Track Programs in the US
The popular resource website “The Best Nursing Schools” recently published its list of the Top 10 online fast track programs in the US. The list was compiled incorporating a number of factors, including accreditation, course length, and cost. That said, the top 10 online fast track programs for nurses in America are:
- American Sentinel University
- Kaplan University
- South University
- Lewis University
- Benedictine University
- Northeastern University
- Brandman University
- College of St. Scholastica
- Roseman University
- University of Wisconsin
Based in Denver, Colorado, American Sentinel University offers a 100% online nursing program. The private University offers online nursing courses at a cost of about $380.00 per credit hour, and the program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. Terms at American Sentinel University are about two months long and can be started at the beginning of each month throughout the year.
Online fast track programs offered by American Sentinel University include RN to BSN, MSN, and RN to MSN. American Sentinel also offers a variety of special nursing programs, including case management, nursing informatics, and infection prevention and control. You can get more information about American Sentinel’s programs by visiting the school’s official website at americansentinel.edu.