School of Nursing
Located in Boston's renowned Longwood Medical Area, the School of Nursing provides rigorous academic preparation and exceptional clinical experiences and research opportunities.
Preparing the future leaders of healthcare.
Our programs are perfect for undergraduate students and licensed nurses wishing to pursue an advanced degree. Our reach extends across the country through the innovative, online Nursing@Simmons program.
You'll participate in classes brought to life by dedicated professors who also practice as nurses. Our students are socially responsive and understand that each patient is unique. You'll cultivate the practices and procedures required to care for others and save lives.
We have close relationships with teaching hospitals and research facilities — like Brigham and Women's Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Children's Hospital Boston and Massachusetts General Hospital. You'll participate in clinical rotations, attend talks and pursue research and employment opportunities with leading experts in the industry.
With our carefully designed acute care curriculum, state-of-the-art simulation labs, and clinical education program, our students graduate ready to administer skillful and compassionate care.
Our strengths include nationally acclaimed faculty, alumnae/i who are recognized leaders in their fields, and an ideal Boston location in the Longwood Medical Area.Learn More
The School of Nursing has been educating health care providers for over a century. You'll graduate with a network of alumnae/i who are committed to helping you succeed.Alumnae/i
School of Nursing News
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Isabella tells us what inspired her to pursue nursing and how Simmons is preparing her for the future. Tell us about why you decided to major in nursing. Being a NICU baby myself, I grew up learning to appreciate the...
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We caught up with Samantha about her experience as a first generation student and what inspired her to become an academic mentor.
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Dix Scholar, Sheena Pennie '23 tells us what inspired her to return to school for nursing and her advice for other adult learners. Why did you decide to attend Simmons? I decided on Simmons because it's a women's undergraduate education...
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