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.

Choose an option below to learn more about what program options are best for you, or fill out the form to get in touch with an admissions counselor.

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Choose an entry point to see what MAC nursing path is best for you!

Best Options for You

Traditional BSN
2+2 (Assoc. & Bach.)

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2+2 (Assoc. & Bach.)

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Traditional BSN

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Second Degree BSN (Accelerated)

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RN to BSN
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Nursing Degree Options

Learn more about the American Sign Language / EI program
2+2 (Assoc/Bach)
Learn more about the Accelerated Traditional BSN program
Traditional BSN
Learn more about the American Sign Language / EI program
Second Degree BSN
Learn more about the RN to BSN program
RN to BSN

About Each Degree

2+2 Traditional BSN Second-Degree BSN RN-BSN
For Those looking to get an RN degree first, start working and complete the BSN program online Those looking for an accelerated nursing degree Those looking for a career change Those looking to obtain a BSN on their own timeline
Minimum Completion Time 2 years 3.5 years 16 months 2 years
Entry Times Fall or Spring Semester Fall Semester Only Fall Semester Only Any session
Admission Requirements Minimum high school or college GPA of 2.5 Minimum high school or college GPA of 2.5 Non-nursing bachelor’s degree with minimum GPA of 2.5 Diploma or Associate Degree in Nursing, 2.5 GPA, Current RN license
Pre-Admission Exam/Pre-Requisites SAT – Reading and Math 980 OR ACT of 19 OR 59% on the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) exam AND Completion of Anatomy and Physiology I with a “C” or better 59% on Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) Exam 59% on Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) Exam, Completion of the required pre-requisite courses: General Chemistry, Anatomy and Physiology I and II, Microbiology, and Nutiriton with a “C” or better None
Setting First two years on campus. Second two years online On campus On campus Online

About the Mount Aloysius College Nursing Program

Upcoming Admissions Events

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Mar 06

Transfer Information Session

March 6 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Apr 03

Transfer Information Session

April 3 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Apr 04

Accepted Student Day

April 4 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Photo of the main administration building
Apr 25

Spring Open House

April 25 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm