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RN - BS Nursing Program (for Registered Nurses)
Build on the nursing practice skills you've acquired as a registered nurse (RN) when you enroll in the RN - BS Nursing degree program. Take advantage of our highly respected RN - BS curriculum, study with your peers at our campuses in Milton and Plymouth, expand your ability to act as a change agent and patient advocate, and position yourself for career advancement and further professional education.
Set your own pace. You can complete Curry's RN - BS Nursing program in as little as three semesters or take classes part-time over two or three years. In recognition of your work experience, your RN license automatically awards you 34 transfer credits. Our generous transfer credit policy accepts up to 90 credits, including science classes, no matter how long ago you completed the courses.
Prepare to combine your new leadership and management skills with solid nursing practice foundations in career settings that may include traditional acute-care hospitals, long-term care facilities, rehabilitation centers and outpatient clinics, as well as community health, education and business.
Accelerated Nursing Program (2nd Bachelor's Degree Program)
Jump-start a career change into nursing and help address the urgent demand across the country for qualified nurses by earning a second bachelor's degree.
In as little as 16 months, you can complete your BS in Nursing through the ACCEL program at Curry's Milton campus, regardless of the subject of your first bachelor's degree. Gain practical knowledge through clinical field placements and experiential learning opportunities. At the end of the program, you'll take the NCLEX-RN examination. With successful completion, you're well prepared for nursing practice in all health care settings, including acute care, ambulatory care, community health and mental health.
Visit with one of Curry's experienced advisors for information on prerequisites, ACCEL curriculum, schedules, financing options and help with developing an educational plan that meets your needs.
Talk With a Curry College Advisor
Contact the Curry continuing education office nearest you to make an appointment or request more information about our nursing programs.
"I had been a clinical nurse all those years, at the stretcher, but to advance in nursing now you need some type of advanced degree, without it you can't teach, or manage, or move on at all." Read more.
"Curry had a program that was a perfect fit for me at the time. I was able to go to work, gain experience, and fit the program into my life. It was difficult, but it was worth it," said Belony, who passed the state exam and currently works as a Registered Nurse at Boston's Visiting Nurses Association. Read more...
Peter Losi '07 is a third-generation nurse, and a nurse anesthetist at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, but it took him several years before he finally decided to pursue that career. Read more...
Curry College RN-BS Nursing students recently teamed up with Health Services to host a Student Health Promotion Fair. The event was organized as part of the Community Health Nursing class and targeted special health needs of college students. Varied topics included violence prevention, birth control options, STDs, HIV testing among adolescents, obesity, and the effects of smoking. Read more.