One-year Accelerated Degree Program
Registered nursing is among the top occupations for job growth through 2026, and UConn’s one-year accelerated Certificate Entry Into Nursing (CEIN) program will take you from bachelor’s to RN in just three semesters.
The percent of UConn 2019 CEIN graduates pass their NCLEX exam on the first try
UConn CEIN is the most affordable, full-time, 12-month program serving Connecticut, with the added benefit of hands-on learning experience at the state’s flagship, research-intensive university. Available at four, convenient UConn campuses – Avery Point, Stamford, Storrs, and Waterbury – our program is designed for individuals who have already received a bachelor’s degree and are interested in pursuing a career in the rewarding field of nursing.
Discover what it takes to provide quality care in a changing health care
environment, all while learning among the best at a Top 25 nationally ranked public university. Since 2003, more than 1,500 graduates have benefitted from UConn CEIN’s outstanding faculty mentoring relationships, inpatient and outpatient clinical work with our more than 20 community-based partners, and our excellent NCLEX pass rates and track record of strong post-program employment.