Undergraduate Programs

Our baccalaureate degree program prepares students for rewarding careers in professional nursing practice. The following program options are designed for students with different levels of preparation:

The Undergraduate Nursing Program outcomes and objectives are created in accordance with the professional nursing standards set forth by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing’s Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice, the American of Nursing Association’s Standards of Clinical Practice, Code of Ethics, and Social Policy Statement, and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts general laws and Board of Registration in Nursing regulations. Program effectiveness is periodically evaluated by student, alumni, and employers; data is utilized by program faculty in assessing, analyzing and determining action for ongoing program improvement.

Student Learning Outcomes  

Upon completion of the undergraduate programs students will be able to:

Our alumni are also fully prepared for study at the graduate level, and alumni of the standard and accelerated programs are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses.

Click here for Undergraduate Nursing Student Handbook.

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