Pre-Nursing

College

  • East Falls Campus
  • College of Health Professions

Degree Earned

  • Bachelor of Science

Program Length
2 years - East Falls
2 years - Center City or Horsham

Program Type

  • On Campus

Program Format
On-site

Prerequisites
3.0 GPA  |  Learn More

With a strong foundation in sciences and psychology, the nursing preparation sequence fulfills all necessary prerequisites for upper-division courses in the Jefferson College of Nursing BSN program. Students are prepared for roles as compassionate clinical leaders upon graduation.

Prerequisite Curriculum

Learn about the foundational courses required for the Pre-Nursing program.

  • Human Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab
  • Chemistry I with Lab
  • Biology Core Concepts with Lab
  • Microbiology with Lab
  • Pre-Calculus
  • Applied Statistics 
  • Writing Seminar I
  • Writing Seminar II: Multimedia Communications
  • Topics in American Studies
  • Ethics
  • American Diversity or Global Diversity (choose 1) 
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Nutrition and Health
  • Introduction to the Health Professions 
  • Introduction to the Nursing Profession
  • Electives (3 credits)

Total Credits: 62

Curriculum

Learn about the upper-division courses required to pursue a degree in Nursing.

Nursing Programs to Pursue

Full-time Accelerated Coursework Track - 2 Year

The program allows students to complete a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 27 months of full-time study. Students may then complete the Master of Science in Nursing in 15 months.

Prelicensure Students (Traditional Track)

For individuals with no prior nursing education and no bachelor’s degree, our program provides an educational foundation for professional nursing practice and graduate study in nursing.

Full-time Accelerated Coursework Track - 1 Year

A 12 month program for students who already hold a bachelor’s degree in a field other than nursing.