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Program Details

Are clinical placement services provided?

Yes. A dedicated Rockhurst placement coordinator will work with you to secure a site and preceptor near you. Learn more about our clinical placement services.

Are the ABSN classes 100% online?

Yes. The didactic coursework is delivered 100% online, and the 10-day clinical residency takes place on the Rockhurst University campus.

Is the ABSN program faculty experienced?

You will learn from active clinicians who bring real-world experience into the online classroom. As trusted Rockhurst faculty members, they are committed to your success as a new nurse.

How long will it take for me to complete the ABSN program?

This rigorous program is intended for full-time study and takes 16 months to complete. Students should not expect to work while enrolled in this program.

How many start dates does the ABSN program have per year?

There are 3 intakes per year: fall, spring and summer.

Can I continue working while enrolled in the ABSN program?

The hybrid ABSN program is a rigorous, full-time program. It is strongly recommended to not work while enrolled in this program.

Can I apply for the ABSN if I live outside of Missouri?

Students from Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico and Vermont are welcome to apply to the online ABSN program.