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Three-Year Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Start your career as a registered nurse in less time at Husson

3-Year Bachelor of Science in NURSING

Just as healthcare cannot wait, you shouldn't have to hold off on beginning a career as a registered nurse. The demand for nurses is always present, and we understand that you are ready to begin a rewarding career that will not only give you the opportunity to serve and care for patients but will also help you improve your life and provide for yourself and your family as well.

Jumpstart your nursing career and earn your degree in less time by enrolling in Husson University's 3-year Bachelor of Science (BSN) in Nursing program. In this on-campus, year-round BSN degree program, you’ll find the quality education and support you need to excel in the field of nursing. Even better, because this intensive is completed in only three years, you'll be on an accelerated pathway toward your nursing career.

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Our 3-year BSN program is CCNE-accredited, meaning that all aspects of your educational experience are held to the highest standards of excellence. We put a full focus on your academic success, and you'll be taught and mentored by an experienced faculty who are active in nursing practice and a full range of healthcare specialties.

As you study in the BSN undergraduate program, you'll have the support and structure to help you succeed. You will study in our innovative simulation centers that use computerized “manikins” as patient stand-ins so you can practice your skills in a safe environment, and you will take on clinical experiences in a range of healthcare and community settings. You’ll get hands-on experience in professional healthcare environments. Progress through this program, you’ll develop essential nursing skills, as well as the professionalism, leadership and management abilities that are required to stand out and succeed in today's professional healthcare environments.


There is always a significant need for well-trained, caring and knowledgeable nursing professionals, and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that job prospects for nurses will grow by about 6 percent over the next decade. Registed nurses filling those roles in Maine can expect to earn between $50,000 - $80,000 a year, depending on experience.

As a graduate of one of the best universities for BSN degree, you'll be in high demand for a job. During your time at Husson, you will have opportunities for career exploration including job shadowing and attendance at career panels comprised of nurses in various areas in the field. You will also be prepared for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN®exam), a requirement to work as a registered nurse.

Husson boasts an alumni network of more than 26,000, and 100% of our nursing graduates are employed upon graduation. Come and join that impressive cohort today!

Transfer Student?

Do you have a bachelor’s or associate degree or other transfer credits and want to become a nurse? Discover a path toward a new, rewarding career in nursing with our accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program. Our BSN program is fully accredited and offers a year-round, transfer-friendly curriculum that enables you to leverage your previously earned credits and earn your nursing degree in just 18-24 months. Engage in immersive clinical experiences led by expert faculty, who provide you with individualized attention as you learn how to provide compassionate, community-based care to patients in a variety of healthcare settings. Additionally, take advantage of our academic and financial counseling services, which ensure a seamless transition as you start an exciting new career path.


The curriculum in the 3-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is the same as our traditional 4-year program, with an accelerated, year-round delivery. We build on your previous college work whether it is Early College Admission Program (ECAP) courses, Advanced Placement courses, or transfer credits.



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Three Things You Need to Know

  1. Through expert practicing faculty, clinical simulation centers, and a wide range of clinical experiences, Husson’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program will be an important milestone in your nursing career.
  2. To prepare for your nursing career, you’ll have opportunities for career exploration including job shadowing and attendance at career panels comprised of nurses in various areas in the field.
  3. Your curriculum will prepare you for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN®exam), which is required to work as a registered nurse.

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The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master's degree program in nursing and post-graduate APRN certificate programs at Husson University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

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207.941.7100 OR 1.800.4HUSSON
1st Floor O'Donnell Commons
1 College Circle
Bangor, Maine 04401
Valerie Sauda, PhD, MSN, RN-BC, CNE, MGSF Valerie Sauda, PhD, MSN, RN-BC, CNE, MGSF
Chief Nurse Administrator/Undergraduate Director/Associate Professor
224 O'Donnell Commons
Husson University
1 College Circle
Bangor, Maine 04401