Undergraduate Studies

Division of Undergraduate Health Professions. >>
The field of health care is in constant flux due to developing technologies, increased patient awareness regarding medical options, and the desire for greater efficacy in existing treatments. Drexel prepares health care professionals for this dynamic environment through a rigorous curriculum and Drexel Co-op, through which students acquire real-world experience.

In this health care field you'll find a career as a:

  • Counselor who treats mental, emotional and eating disorders or assists those with alcohol, drug and gambling addictions.
  • Health care administrator who makes sure that hospitals are run efficiently; and communicate policies that guide professional behavior.
  • Clinical researcher who performs research necessary to obtain FDA approval of new drugs medical devices, and medical procedures.

Division of Undergraduate Nursing. >>

The Drexel Undergraduate Nursing Division has a national reputation as a leader in nursing education, drawing on its 130-year legacy of educating nurses for a variety of career paths. Drexel Nursing takes pride in a dynamic curriculum that is both high tech as well as high touch.

At Drexel students will start their education in the classroom, but it certainly won't end there. Resources and opportunities available to College of Nursing and Health Professions students include:

  • The Center for Interdisciplinary Clinical Simulation and Practice, a simulated environment in which students can safely learn and practice clinical skills, such as head-to-toe assessments, invasive as well as noninvasive procedures, and interpersonal skills.
  • University Libraries: Four library branches serve the educational, clinical, and research needs of health sciences students at Drexel. Library collections are searchable through online catalogs. Also available are MEDLINE, the primary database of biomedical information, and specialized databases including PsychLit (psychology) and PDQ (cancer).