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Second Degree Program

For applicants with a bachelor's degree who wish to pursue a career in nursing, Jacksonville University, Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences, Keigwin School of Nursing offers the opportunity to complete a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree in 16 months with the Second Degree Program.  The program begins in May and students graduate in August of the following year. Students in the second degree program move through the summer coursework as a cohort but have the opportunity to interact with traditional students during their junior year. This program is very competitive with only 41 students accepted each year. ​

​Admissions and Curriculum

For a comprehensive review of admissions process and criteria, please visit our Overview of Entry Points into Nursing Programs.

View the Admissions and Curriculum information for the Second Degree Program.

You may begin your application online here.


​Ms. Blair Lobacz
Assistant Director of Enrollment & Advising for Undergraduate Nursing
Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences
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