Accelerated Nursing Site in Baltimore

Baltimore earned the moniker “Charm City” in 1975 because many considered it a hidden gem. Decades later, it still lives up to its name, quietly developing a distinguished reputation for excellence in both industry and medicine.

student nurse in front of NDMU logo on wall

Today, Baltimore is home to approximately 2.7 million people, the 20th largest metro area in the United States, and it is the key economic center in Maryland, led by tourism, high-tech and biotech industries, and — most importantly for those interested in starting a nursing career here — medicine.

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ABSN Program Location

While our main campus is located in Baltimore, Notre Dame of Maryland University Hybrid Accelerated 2nd Degree BSN students participate in nursing skills and simulation labs multiple days a week at our off-campus program site.

ABSN Learning Site

6810 Deerpath Road, Suite 320
Elkridge, MD 21075

Students enrolled in the on-campus ABSN program will attend the Center for Caring with Technology, which is located on our main campus.

Tour the ABSN Learning Site in Elkridge

Health Care in Baltimore

Home to Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore is known across the region as a prestigious incubator for medical advancement, making it a great place for those looking to start careers in the city’s growing health care sector — especially those who hold a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

Baltimore has become a global hub for leaders in health care research and innovation, in fact, U.S. News and World Report ranks Johns Hopkins Medicine the #3 Hospital in the U.S., #1 in Maryland, a great employment prospect for graduates of the Notre Dame of Maryland ABSN program.

The upswing in the region’s health care job market is slated to continue, as more than $3 billion has been invested in recent hospital expansions in the area, including Johns Hopkins Medical Campus, the University of Maryland, Baltimore, Mercy Hospital, Baltimore/Washington Medical Center, Upper Chesapeake Medical Center, and St. Agnes.

Additionally, health care is a growing employment sector on a statewide level, and some of Maryland’s leading employers in the industry call Baltimore home:

  • University of Maryland Medical System
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System
  • MedStar Health
nighttime Baltimore skyline

Area Attractions

While our accelerated nursing program will keep you busy studying and attending labs and clinical rotations, if you become a transplant to the area you’ll find yourself charmed by the attractions that Charm City has to offer, including:

  • More than 30 world-class museums (including the Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore Museum of Industry, and Maryland Historical Society)
  • Baltimore Zoo
  • NFL team, Baltimore Ravens
  • National Aquarium
  • Inner Harbor
  • Hippodrome Theater
  • Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine (place that inspired the U.S. national anthem)
  • Oriole Park at Camden Yards, home of the Baltimore Orioles, the city’s Major League baseball team
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Contact us to learn more about what it’s like to study nursing in Baltimore.