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.

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About

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.

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Clinical & Careers

Our students learn in our labs and classrooms, as well as health care facilities that are literally in our backyard. Graduates of the School of Nursing pursue a range of different occupations in the healthcare field. 

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Alumnae/i

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...