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Degree Programs For Non-Nurses

Jefferson offers a fully-accredited prelicensure program option that is a proven pathway to a successful nursing career.

In addition, for students who hold non-nursing bachelor’s degrees, Jefferson offers two accelerated pathways to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing:

Facts about recent Jefferson prelicensure program graduates:

  • A 98.7% pass rate for graduates of the ASN portion of the ASN-BSN program who took the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses.ª
  • A 96% pass rate for BSN graduates who took the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses.ª
  • A 95% job placement rate for ASN and BSN graduates who pursued employment following graduation¨.
  • A $50,000 to $65,000 starting salary range for ASN and BSN graduates.¨

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ª Source: NCLEX-RN Class of 2009, published September 2009.
¨Source: Jefferson Nursing Survey of Class of 2008 ASN and BSN graduates.