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FACT - 1 Year & FACT - 2 Year

When applying to FACT - 1 Year and FACT - 2 Year (formerly known as Accelerated Pathway to the MSN), you do not need to complete all prerequisites before you apply, but the majority should be completed before an admissions decision can be made. All prerequisites must be completed before you enter the program. A conferred bachelor’s degree is required to enter the program (which may be in progress when you apply).

GPA: 3.0 overall and science GPAs are strongly recommended

Course Credit
Anatomy & Physiology I1 w/Lab
Anatomy & Physiology II1 w/Lab 4
Chemistry 1 w/Lab
Chemistry II or Biochemistry2 w/Lab 4
Microbiology3 w/Lab 4
Nutrition 3
Elective4 39
Total credits 65

1 8 credits of A&P I and II or 4 credits of Human Anatomy and 4 credits of
   Human Physiology. Labs must be included.
2 4 credits of General Chemistry II or Biochemistry accepted.
3 4 credits of Microbiology Lecture and Lab required.
4 Cannot be remedial or review in nature and cannot be Physical Education or
   Technical courses. May include Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences,
    Sciences, and Foreign Languages. Total Elective credit required = 39

Course Clarification: All science courses must be completed within 10 years of application to Jefferson. Courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or above to be eligible for transfer. A grade of “C-“ or below will not be eligible for transfer.

Acceptable elective courses are theory-based, not performance-based, coursework.  For example; we will accept Introduction to Music but not Piano, and we will accept Introduction to Art but not Painting.  We will not accept coursework that is remedial or review in nature, Physical Education or Technical courses.  Coursework may include Arts, Humanities, Social Science, Foreign Languages, Science, Math, Business, and History.

In addition to meeting all academic requirements, students must meet all performance requirements for the program. Visit the Performance Requirements/Technical Standards page for details.

The curriculums for the FACT - 1 Year and FACT - 2 Year programs may be found per their respective links.

*Course Acceptance Subject to Academic Counselor Approval
Questions? 1-877-JEFF-247 or (215) 503-8890

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