Nursing | Albright College

Nursing

Earn two degrees within four years, starting with a Bachelor of Science degree from Albright College, and ending with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Drexel University.

Cross intellectual and cultural boundaries while tailoring a unique path towards a career in one of the fastest growing occupations in the nation.

“This is an opportunity for Albright students to pursue nursing as a profession and to be the catalyst for positive change of the health care delivery system.” — Kymberlee Montgomery, DNP

Candidates must maintain a 3.0 GPA while earning a Bachelor of Science degree from Albright College and completing prerequisites for Drexel’s Accelerated Career Entry (ACE) BSN program. A maximum of 20 Albright students will be part of each fall and spring ACE cohort.

CNHP’s full-time, 11-month ACE program offers an intense education in nursing science and designed for students ready to fast-track their nursing careers. Four consecutive ten-week terms include clinical work and facilitated entrance into nursing practice.

Prerequisites for the Drexel ACE program

Students must complete all General Education requirements and sufficient courses in three years at Albright College, such that the fourth year at Drexel would be sufficient to earn the Bachelor of Science degree in an appropriate Albright major.

The following prerequisite courses must be earned with a C or better:

  • English Composition (ENG 102)
  • Developmental Psychology (PSY 230 or 240)
  • Human Nutrition (BIO 398)
  • Statistics (PSY 200 or MAT 110 or BIO 200)
  • Gen Chem I (CHE 105)
  • Human A&P I & II (BIO 234 & 235) OR Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy and Comparative Animal Physiology (BIO 331 & 337)
  • Microbiology (BIO 321)
For Biology majors:

BIO 151, 152, 203
CHE 105/106
CHE 207/208
BIO 234/235 OR BIO 331/337
BIO 321
PSY 100 and 230/240
BIO 200 (or other stats)
BIO 398

For Psychobiology majors on the Molecular Track:

BIO 151, 203
CHE 105/106
CHE 207
BIO 234/235 OR BIO 331/337
BIO 321
PSY 100 and 230/240
PSY 200/201
BIO 398
1 PSY or BIO elective (PSY 205?)

Other General Education requirements (for a total of 24 courses) include:

  • First Year Seminar
  • ENG 101/102
  • Language courses (2)
  • Foundations courses: Humanities, Fine Arts, Social Science (PSY 100 above counts for this), Nature Science (BIO 151 above), and Quantitative Skills (Statistics course above)
  • Connections courses (2)
  • Synthesis course (1)