MGH Institute’s 16-month Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing welcomes applications from individuals holding a bachelor’s degree in any field. Prior nursing education or experience is not required.
Important Application Dates
For Program Starting: Spring 2023 (January)
The 2021-2022 NursingCAS application cycle is open
Suggested apply date: 8/15/2022
Admissions Review is rolling
The Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program participates in NursingCAS, the Centralized Application Service for Nursing. All students are required to apply to NursingCAS.
Updates to the application requirements and related policies due to COVID-19, can be found here.
Items to submit directly to NursingCAS:
Application with the application fee
Official transcript(s) from all colleges/universities attended
Reference letters (2)
MGH Institute Custom Questions
Admission Eligibility and Review Process
The MGH IHP is committed to accepting students from a variety of backgrounds and experiences. The application materials submitted should reflect the applicants complete academic background, outline their motivation for pursuing a nursing career, and inspire confidence that the applicant will be successful at IHP. The admissions committee is particularly interested in your service to the community; evidence of compassion, leadership and professionalism; and your understanding and commitment to inclusivity. If you feel that you have overcome significant life challenges, please outline what those challenges have been and how you have overcome them.
All materials submitted are carefully reviewed after a file is complete, and a variety of factors are used to determine eligibility, including:
- Overall baccalaureate grade point average above 2.70 or above or overall graduate grade point average 3.30 or above
- Prerequisites coursework with a minimum letter grade of C+ or higher
- Consistently strong references, and well written personal and diversity statements
- Up-to-date resume