High School Early Admission to BSN Program

High School Early Admission to BSN Program

About the Program

If you are a high school senior, you may be eligible for early acceptance into the Sentara College Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program. You would be among a select few advanced students accepted into the program early and have a guaranteed seat in the program contingent upon the successful completion of your admission requirements.

The BSN Program is a highly selective one that receives hundreds of applications each year. Fewer than half are accepted, so obtaining your conditional acceptance through this admissions options can put your mind at ease that your seat is secure long before you need it. Simply continue to meet the requirements of this admissions option and you will have a leg up on other students when the time comes to enroll.

Learn more about the BSN Program here. And you can find out about the Early Admissions to Undergraduate Degrees admissions requirements right here.

Early Admissions to BSN at a Glance

  • The only early admissions program in the region available to high school students
  • Have a guaranteed seat in the Sentara College Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program contingent upon successful completion of preset requirements
  • Graduate with your Bachelor of Science in Nursing and be eligible to apply to take the NCLEX licensure exam upon completion
  • BSN classes are held daytime, fulltime—Monday through Friday with an occasional Saturday clinical
  • The BSN Program is offered every January
  • Enjoy priority placement within Sentara
  • 2023-2024 tuition, fees, and total cost of attendance
  • 2024-2025 tuition, fees, and total cost of attendance

Career Opportunities for Nurses

Registered Nurses enjoy the rewards that come from working in a wide variety of healthcare settings, like hospitals, clinics, long-term facilities, physician’s offices, and health agencies. Registered Nurses are in critically short supply across the country, so the need is great, and stability is exceptional.

As a Registered Nurse, you will provide and coordinate client care, working closely with the physicians and other members of the healthcare team. You will assess client needs, develop plans of care, administer treatments, provide client education, and direct a variety of multi-skilled caregivers. Registered Nursing incorporates the administration, management, and evaluation of healthcare to clients across the life span, from diverse cultural, racial, and ethnic backgrounds, and in various healthcare settings.

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Accreditations & Certifications

Sentara College and the High School Early Admission to BSN Program are accredited and certified by:

Sentara College of Health Sciences is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)(abhes.org).

Sentara College of Health Sciences is certified to operate an institution of postsecondary education in Virginia by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV).

The baccalaureate and master's degree programs in nursing at Sentara College of Health Sciences are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

Sentara College of Health Sciences' Traditional Bachelor's of Science in Nursing Program and Master's Entry to Nursing Program are approved by the Virginia State Board of Nursing.

Transfer Information

IMPORTANT NOTE: These lists contain courses currently offered at local and online colleges and are intended as a quick reference guide only. This is not necessarily a complete list at the referenced college and does not take the place of a transcript review from our College. Other courses at the referenced colleges below may satisfy our general education course requirements. Sentara College of Health Sciences will assist you with approval of general education courses not on the below list.

All coursework must be completed with a "C-" or higher.

General Education Course Equivalents at Select Colleges

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