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Dual Degree Path to Nursing at MCPHS

Accelerated Path to Nursing from NEC to MCPHS (Manchester) 

Program Overview 

NEC has a new dual degree path to nursing.   In this accelerated path, students will complete 6 semesters at NEC in the Health Science major and then move to Massachusetts College Pharmacy and Health Science (in Manchester, NH) to complete 4 semesters in the accelerated nursing program. Upon successful completion of all the requirements, students will earn from NEC,  a bacheor’s of science in Health Science and from MCPHS, a bachelor’s of science  in Nursing and be able to sit for the National Council Licensure Exam in Nursing (NCLEX).  

This path provides  

  • An accelerated path to nursing in NH resulting in licensure 
  • The preparation needed to enter the health care workforce as RN’s 
  • A broad based liberal arts foundation to a career in health care 
  • The clinical experiences and specialization in nursing at MCPHS 

To be admitted to MCPHS, students must have: 

  • No repeated courses 
  • Interview 
  • 2.7 or higher GPA 
  • Grades of C or better in all prerequisite courses

Upon completion of all requirements, students will: 

  • Be able to sit for the NCLEX exam to become registered nurses 
  • Earn the BS in Health Science from NEC 
  • Earn the BS in Nursing from MCPHS, Manchester, NH.