A History of Nursing Excellence

The Mount Aloysius College Nursing Program has been one of the region’s top providers of quality nurses since 1964. A mix of advanced learning environments, experienced faculty, well-established curriculum, and a personal educational community have earned Mount Aloysius College such honors as being named a UPMC Tier 1 Recruitment School.

No matter where you are in your professional or educational journey, MAC has a nursing path designed for your success.

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Traditional BSN
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Nursing Degree Options

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2+2 (Assoc/Bach)
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Second Degree BSN
Learn more about the RN to BSN program
RN to BSN

About Each Degree

For… Those looking to enter the RN workforce as quickly as possible. This option allows students to earn an Associate of Science in Nursing, sit for licensure as a Registered Nurse, then earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing 100% online.

Minimum Completion Time: 2 years (4 semesters)

Entry Points: Fall or Spring

Application and Pre-Requisite Deadlines: Application should be submitted as soon as possible. Applications are not considered after July 1 for fall enrollment or November 30th for spring enrollment. All pre-requisites must be completed by July 1 for fall enrollment and November 1 for spring enrollment.

Admission Requirements: Minimum high school or college GPA of 2.5.

Pre-Admission Exam/Pre-Requisites: SAT – Reading and Math 1000 OR ACT of 22 OR 59% on the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) exam AND Completion of Anatomy and Physiology I with a “C” or better.

Setting: First two years on campus, second two years online.

For… Those looking for the fastest way to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

Minimum Completion Time: 3.5 years (8 semesters; including one summer semester)

Entry Points: Fall only

Application and Pre-Requisite Deadlines: Application should be submitted as soon as possible. Pre-requisites must be completed July 1 for Fall enrollment.

Admission Requirements: Minimum high school or college GPA of 2.5.

Pre-Admission Exam/Pre-Requisites: SAT – Reading and Math 1000 OR ACT of 22 OR 59% on the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) exam.

Setting: On campus

For… Those with a bachelor’s degree in any field who are looking for a career change.

Minimum Completion Time: 16 months (4 semesters; including one summer semester)

Entry Points: Fall only

Application and Pre-Requisite Deadlines: Application and pre-requisite requirements are due by January 15th for Fall enrollment. This is a competitive program and space is limited. Applications received after January 15th will be considered for the next academic year. Any needed science pre-requisites must be completed July 1 for full matriculation into the Nursing curriculum.

Admission Requirements: Earned bachelor’s degree with minimum GPA of 2.5.

Pre-Admission Exam/Pre-Requisites: “C” or better in all required pre-requisite science courses: General Chemistry, Anatomy and Physiology I and II, Microbiology, and Nutrition AND overall combined science GPA of 2.3; 59% on Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) Exam (may be waived if science GPA >2.5).

Setting: On campus

For… RNs looking to obtain a BSN on their own timeline.

Minimum Completion Time: 2 years (4 semesters_

Entry Points: Any session or mid-semester for courses that begin during the second eight weeks of the term.

Application and Pre-Requisite Deadlines: Application and pre-requisite requirements are due to be submitted no later than 4 weeks prior to enrollment in the first course. Students may enroll mid-semester for courses that begin during the second eight weeks of the semester.

Admission Requirements: Diploma or Associate Degree in Nursing, 2.5 cumulative GPA on prior post-secondary education, Current RN license.

Pre-Admission Exam/Pre-Requisites: Earned Diploma or Associate Degree in Nursing and an active RN license.

Setting: Online

About the Mount Aloysius College Nursing Program

Mountie Nurses Have Guaranteed Employment At:

UPMC Altoona, Bedford, Somerset

Penn Highlands Healthcare DuBois

Encompass Health

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