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Why Choose
Cedar Crest?
  • Women’s leadership opportunities
  • Flexibility to add dual major, minor
  • Broad-based liberal arts education
  • Study abroad opportunities

The Bachelor Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing programs at Cedar Crest College are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326, 404-975-5000,

Janet Schmeelk
Nursing Advisor
610-437-4471 ext. 3428

Current RN's contact:
Sandra Axt
Nursing Instructor
610-437-4471 ext. 3430

Dual Majors, Minors and Certificates

Some Cedar Crest nursing students pursue a minor or double major. The most common double majors are nursing/psychology and nursing/art therapy. You may minor in virtually any subject; the most common choices are psychology, art therapy and business.

You can also expand your knowledge and employment opportunities by completing a certificate program in addition to your nursing degree. Cedar Crest offers certificates in:

  • Gerontology— A highly useful addition to a nursing degree for those interested in caring for the elderly. Older adults have greater health care needs and are a growing segment of the U.S. population. Click here for more information.
  • School Nurse— This 20-credit program requires that you be licensed as an RN and have one year of practice. Click here for more information.
  • Health Care Management— A program that combines online and on-site learning, this 18-credit certificate positions you for administrative leadership. Click here for more information.
  • Nursing students can also participate in the Honors Program.