Second Degree BSN

Earn a BSN

Second degree students may choose to complete the traditional program. This program follows the traditional fall and spring semester and courses are taken over a three year period. Second degree students may opt for this program because it is more compatible with their family and personal obligations. Also, they may prefer their coursework to be delivered in at a more traditional pace. 


  1. General Admission to Marian University
  2. For automatic acceptance as a pre-nursing student:
    • Second degree applicants - a cumulative GPA of 2.80 or higher with no attempts at any equivalent  prerequisites sciences

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