GCU’s Accelerated Nursing Programs in Nevada

16-Month ABSN Nursing School in Nevada from GCU¹

Grand Canyon University’s ABSN program in Nevada makes an esteemed nursing degree accessible in as few as 16 months.1

The GCU Nevada ABSN program offers an accelerated format as well as these additional conveniences:

  • Three available start dates each year
  • Online nursing courses2
  • On-site learning facility located in metropolitan Las Vegas

The full-time program builds on your previous college credits to make an accelerated transition into nursing possible. Eligible students must have 60 or more transferable college credits to enter the program or hold an existing bachelor’s degree. GCU’s ABSN Nevada program follows a rigorous sequence of:

  • Online courses that teach nursing fundamentals and theory2
  • Nursing skills and immersive simulation experiences that focus on applied learning and practice 
  • Clinical rotations that offer real-world experience in a variety of nursing specialty areas

Once you graduate from GCU’s ABSN program in Nevada, you’ll be prepared to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN®) and enter the profession with confidence.


Nevada registered nurse median salary as of May 20203

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Why Choose GCU as Your Accelerated BSN Program in Nevada?

At GCU, you receive a top-tier nursing education from a university that embraces a Christian worldview. Graduates are prepared to take on a nursing career with knowledge and best practices learned from an experienced staff who wants you to succeed.

Nevada ABSN Admissions Process

Reach out to one of our Nevada ABSN enrollment counselors to help make the admissions process easier. Admissions requirements may vary by state, so it’s important to talk to one of our qualified admissions counselors to ensure you fulfill all the needed requirements.


Nevada ABSN Learning Sites

GCU’s accredited, accelerated BSN program currently has one convenient location in Nevada.4

View our Postsecondary State Authorizations and SARA and State Disclosures information for Nevada. 

If you’re ready to begin nursing school, GCU is here to help you start your nursing career sooner. Enroll in one of our three annual start dates at our ABSN Las Vegas area site location.

If you’re ready to begin your nursing career in Nevada, request more information.

1 Secondary Applicants must transfer a minimum of 60 of the required 123 credits or have completed a baccalaureate degree which includes nine prerequisite courses/labs and 10 general education courses prior to starting the core nursing courses, which can be completed in as few as 16 months. Direct Entry Applicants that do not transfer 60 credits but meet the minimum requirements can complete these credits through GCU prior to starting the core nursing courses. Depending on the state where student has enrolled or intends to complete the program, student may require additional courses. This may include, but is not limited to, additional general education courses, courses in the major, clinical courses, or a different course sequence. See University Policy Handbook.

2 While all courses are completed online, you will need to attend clinical, practicum and immersion hours in person locally.

3 The earnings referenced were reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (“BLS”), Registered Nurses of May 2020. Due to COVID-19, data from 2020 may be atypical compared to prior years. The pandemic may also impact the predicted future workforce outcomes indicated by the BLS. BLS calculates the median using salaries of workers from across the country and designated areas within the country with varying levels of education and experience and does not reflect the earnings of GCU graduates as Registered Nurses. It also does not reflect a typical entry-level salary. Median income is the statistical midpoint for the range of salaries in a specific occupation. It represents what you would earn if you were paid more money than half the workers in an occupation, and less than half the workers in an occupation. It may give you a basis to estimate what you might earn at some point if you enter this career. You may also wish to compare median salaries if you are considering more than one career path.

4 For more information on the accreditation of nursing programs and other university approvals, please visit our University Accreditation and Regulations page.