Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Baldwin Wallace University



Admission: (440) 826-8012, (440) 826-3830 (fax),
Kate Glaser, (440) 826-8016,
Winnie Gerhardt, (440) 826-8002,


If you have a bachelor's degree, BW's accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program can put you in a rewarding new career in just 15 months. BW combines classroom rigor with comprehensive clinical rotations. You'll gain leadership, communication and critical thinking skills suited to today's complex health care system. Upon completion, you'll be prepared to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).

Students enter the program with many academic and professional backgrounds. However, all students must have successfully completed specific prerequisite coursework.

  • BW Nursing student clinical trials at Southwest General Health Center (hospital) with instructor Jennifer Johnson, RN. Students Lauren Migalski, left and Cassandra Mance.

    BW's intensive program combines rigorous classwork and lab-work with extensive clinical experience that starts your first semester. BW nursing students complete a clinical rotation at Southwest General Health Center in Middleburg Heights, Ohio. 

  • Working with patients in a variety of settings will prepare you for employment in this diverse career field. A nursing student completes blood pressure and glucose assessments at the annual BW health fair. 

  • Nursing students help explain the reasons why colon health is important as people view the giant walk-through display of a colon, have their blood pressure and glucose levels checked.

    BW nursing faculty are registered nurses with decades of experience ranging from emergency room nursing to community health care. Nursing students with assistant professor Sandra Harris explain the importance of colon health with a giant walk-through colon display. 

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