Hybrid Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) in Kansas

If you are looking to begin a career in nursing in Kansas and already hold a bachelor’s degree in any field, an Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program is the solution for you. Rockhurst University is ranked the #1 Regional University in Kansas City (2021 U.S. News and World Report). Located in Kansas City, Missouri, Rockhurst University offers one of the few Hybrid ABSN programs that combine online coursework, a 10-day campus residency and in-person clinicals in your region. Rockhurst University’s nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing (CCNE). The Hybrid ABSN program includes:

  • 100% online coursework that can be completed from any of our authorized states*
  • 10 days of clinical instruction at Rockhurst’s campus in Kansas City, Missouri, in our new, state-of-the-art simulation lab and direct patient care in our renovated nursing facilities
  • Direct patient care experiences through clinical rotations that are conducted under direct supervision of University faculty, exposing students to the spheres of care such as skilled nursing, hospice and long-term, acute care settings
  • Comprehensive clinical placement support allowing students to focus on their coursework and be prepared to pass the NCLEX exams in just 16 months

*Students from Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska are welcome to apply to the ABSN program.