Nursing (BSN)

Marymount's Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program prepares nurses to be knowledgeable, skilled, and caring health professionals qualified to practice in the contemporary health care environment. Our graduates provide patient-centered quality care utilizing the nursing process and evidence-based practice. Laboratory and clinical experiences are provided to develop competence in the care of patients throughout the life cycle.

It is an exciting time to explore a career in nursing. Reports project a nursing shortage of 800,000 registered nurses by the year 2020. Marymount has a solid reputation for preparing knowledgeable, skilled, caring nurse professionals. Today’s nurses not only provide health care to people of all ages, but also educate patients and their families in preventive care.

The baccalaureate degree program in Nursing at Marymount University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, The BSN program is also approved by the  Commonwealth of Virginia Board of Nursing.

To find out more information about the BSN Program at Marymount, please join us at an information session.  Find more information here: Nursing Information Sessions

The deadline for Spring 2020 applications for the BSN Accelerated Program is October 11, 2019. Apply now through NursingCAS.

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) at Marymount

Marymount offers three ways to secure a BSN:

  • a traditional four-year BSN program
  • an accelerated BSN program available for individuals who hold a bachelor’s degree in another field, ideal for adult career switchers
  • a hybrid online RN-to-BSN program- not accepting applications at this time

Students in the traditional and accelerated second-degree BSN programs take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX), and Marymount is proud to report a first time pass rate of 94% and 96% respectively for 2018.


Marymount connects students with health care agencies and clinical sites throughout the Washington, DC, area, providing hands-on skills and preparing them for the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession.



Are you interested in changing your career to a nursing career?

Watch the recent NBC Nightly News report on one couple who did just that through our Accelerated BSN program.


For questions about the application process to all undergraduate Nursing programs please contact  Admissions Counselor by phone at 703-284-1500. 


The Admissions Professionals at Marymount University are available and willing to answer your questions, address your concerns, and help you make an informed decision about your next academic venture. We hope you’ll reach out to our Admissions Team and request more information today!

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