Student Nurses: Narrow Down Your Choices of Nursing School in Massachusetts

Massachusetts Nursing Schools Plus Educational and Career Resources for Student Nurses

Included in the list of a few dozen campus-based nursing schools below you’ll find some that also offer distance education degree programs for the ultimate flexibility and convenience.

Hospital programs to doctoral nursing degrees are represented as well as large university hospital programs and small community college degree programs for nurses. Best advice: nursing waitlists are common, but don’t exist everywhere. You don’t necessarily have to wait to become a nursing student. Explore other school options.

To offset Massachusetts shortage of nurses at all levels funding from the state has helped a few schools of nursing in the state add MSN and Doctoral Nursing programs. Grad level nurses are also being heavily urged to become nurse educators.

The Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing, a division of Health and Human Services, provides a medley of vital education and career-specific information and resources, including:

  • State nursing licensure and exam information for RNs, LPNs, APRNs
  • License renewal and verification
  • Continuing Education (CE) requirements and providers for MA nurses
  • List of board approved nursing programs in the state (may be different from accredited list)

Loan Repayment and Scholarship Programs for MA Nurses

The Massachusetts Community Health Center Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Loan Repayment Program is designed as incentive to NPs interested in work in an underserved community health facility in the state. This service is rewarded with cash repayment of a percentage of nursing student loans.

The Massachusetts Nurses Association is deeply active in the professional lives of state nurses and urges all to get involved. The organization promotes unionization as a means to improve and support the nursing industry. You can also find resources and tools for career development and sources for a variety of nursing scholarships.

List of Accredited Campus-Based Nursing Schools in Massachusetts

  • American International College
  • Anna Maria College
  • Assabet Valley Regional Technical School
  • Atlantic Union College
  • Becker College
  • Berkshire Community College
  • Boston College
  • Bristol Community College
  • Bunker Hill Community College
  • Cape Cod Community College
  • Curry College
  • Elms College
  • Emmanuel College
  • Endicott College
  • Fitchburg State College
  • Framingham State College
  • Greenfield Community College
  • Holyoke Community College
  • Laboure College
  • Massachusetts Bay Community College
  • Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
  • Massasoit Community College
  • MGH Institute of Health Professions
  • Middlesex Community College
  • Mount Wachusettt Community College
  • Northeastern University
  • North Shore Community College
  • Northern Essex Community College
  • Quincy College
  • Quinsigamond Community College
  • Regis College
  • Roxbury Community College
  • Salem State College
  • Signature Healthcare/Brockton Hospital, Inc.
  • Simmons College
  • Springfield Technical Community College
  • University of Massachusetts-Boston
  • University of Massachusetts-Amherst
  • University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth
  • University of Massachusetts-Lowell
  • University of Massachusetts-Worcester
  • Worcester State College

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