Prepare for a career as a Registered Nurse.

Are you interested in serving at the frontline of care and compassion?
The support provided by nurses are critical to patients recovering from illness, injury or surgery. NSCC’s Nurse Education program will help you transform your interest into a career, guided by excellent dedicated faculty, academic support and hands-on clinical experience.


Choose from two options:

  • Nurse Education prepares new students entering NSCC’s Nurse Education Program
  • LPN to RN option is a full-time day program designed for Licensed Practical Nurses who graduated from a Practical School of Nursing approved by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing. Application Requirements > >

NSCC nurses are in high demand.

 Regional healthcare providers seek out graduates of NSCC’s Nurse Education Program and the field is projected to grow 15%* over the next ten years, faster than the national average.


Semesters estimated to complete degree. Complete faster with winter intersession and summer classes.


2016 Boston-area Median Wage.

Bureau of Labor Statistics


NSCC Nurse Education student pass rates for 2019 NCLEX-RN.

Next Steps


Candidates for NSCC's Nurse Education program must attend a Mandatory Information Session prior to applying.


Application Requirements

Alternative Credentials

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Get in touch

If you have questions related to this special admissions program, or online application, please contact or call 978-762-4188.

If you have advising related questions, please contact or call 978-762-4160.

Program Requirements

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North Shore Community College is an accredited public institute of higher education where all are welcome and each is challenged. NSCC is accredited by NECHE, the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly NEASC-CIHE, the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).

The Nurse Education curriculum is approved by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing and is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education Nursing (ACEN). Information may be obtained from::

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3343 Peachtree Rd NE, Suite 500,
Atlanta, Georgia 30326;
Phone: 800-669-1656.


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