The UPenn accelerated nursing program is primarily designed for students that have already obtained their bachelor’s degree in another field and would like to advance their studies at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. The Penn School of Nursing offers 15 different master’s specialties, joint degrees and flexible degree options.
Continue reading for an overview of the UPenn accelerated nursing program. You can also get contact information for the University below.
Overview of the UPenn Accelerated Nursing Program
Students must complete or near completion of a number of prerequisite courses before they will be eligible to participate in the UPenn accelerated nursing program. These courses include:
- General Chemistry
- Biology with Lab
- Anatomy and Physiology with Lab
Once enrolled in the UPenn accelerated nursing program, you will take various classes and courses. Via their website, the UPenn accelerated nursing program curriculum includes:
- Psychological and Social Diversity in Health and Wellness
- Pathways to Practice
- Physical Assessment
- Integrated Pathophysiology and Pharmacology
- Nursing of Women and Infants
- Adult and Older Adult
- Scientific Inquiry for Evidence-based Practice
- Pediatric and Mental Health
- Foundations of Health Care Ethics/Ethical Aspects of Health and Technology
- Approved Policy Course
- Community Nursing
- Nursing Case Study
- Research/Inquiry Based Service Residency
- Leadership in Complex Systems
- Nursing Elective
This is just a sample curriculum you can expect as part of the UPenn accelerated nursing program and can change at any time. Orientation for the UPenn accelerated nursing program typically begins in June.
Contacting the UPenn Accelerated Nursing Program
You can get a full overview and more information about the UPenn accelerated nursing program by visiting the school’s official page at http://www.nursing.upenn.edu/admissions/accelerated/Pages/default.aspx. The physical address for the UPenn accelerated nursing program is:
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
Claire M. Fagin Hall
418 Curie Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4217
To speak directly with the school, you can call (215) 898-4271.