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    The student : faculty ratio at Curry

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    First-year students who live on campus

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    Students who receive financial aid

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    Number of faculty and staff employed at Curry College

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I chose Curry, not only for its special education program, but because of the small, friendly environment, the small class sizes, and it was close to home. As a commuter, I liked to get my studying done off campus, but I was still very involved with events on campus.

Nina Bucchanieri '10
Major: Special Education

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The health care field is expected to be one of the top occupations for growth over the next ten years, and you can be a part of it. With small class sizes, a supportive nursing faculty and access to world-renowned teaching hospitals, Curry College will challenge you to work hard and support you to prepare for success.

If you are bright, hard-working and creative; if you love technology and challenging intellectual pursuits, and strive to build personal and professional relationships, then you may want to apply for the competitive and rigorous nursing major at Curry.

Clinical Locations Second to None

Curry College's location in the Boston metropolitan area creates the perfect opportunity for you to experience dynamic, hands-on learning at some of the best medical facilities in the world. Beginning sophomore year, you gain experience in a wide range of urban and suburban institutions as you complete your five semesters of required clinical work including pediatrics, maternity and mental health rotations, and more.

Prepare for a Career in Nursing

In addition to clinical placements, Curry nursing students can gain valuable experience assisting at campus flu clinics, participating in disaster drills at local hospitals and even traveling to China to study and compare American and Chinese nursing techniques. You'll be educated with technology infused throughout your curriculum to prepare for the demands of today's hospitals.

With a degree in nursing, you will be well prepared for a career in acute care, community health, mental health, women's health and much more.

Curry nursing graduates have gone on to succeed in meaningful careers in all of the major Boston hospitals, community hospitals and health organizations and the military, among other places. Recently, one of our alums was elected President of the American Nurses Association.

Nursing as a MAJOR

The traditional nursing curriculum is a four-year program where you can begin taking nursing courses in your sophomore year. Upon completion of your nursing curriculum, you are awarded a Bachelor of Science degree. First-year students, transfer students, licensed practical nurses, and registered nurses are all eligible for admission to the major. Students are awarded a Bachelor of Science degree upon completion of the nursing curriculum (120 credits).

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Exceptional, Accessible Faculty

Our nationally and internationally recognized faculty have presented across the country and at educational institutions and conferences in Russia and China. Back at home in Milton, they work closely with you in a small class setting, using technology to prepare you for an ever-evolving field. Our passion is to educate nurses who will practice professional nursing with creativity, compassion and commitment.

Get Started Today!

Visit campus and explore Curry's nursing program in person. You may also request information to learn more about the nursing major. When you're ready to apply to Curry, we'll help you get started.

Contact the Nursing Department:
Denise Kielczewski - 617-333-2281 -
Heather Persson - 617-333-2280 -
Kennedy Building, 4th Floor

Men in Nursing

Recent Curry College male nursing alums, along with Curry nursing professor Dr. Don Anderson dispel many of the outdated stereotypes associated with men entering the nursing field in the 21st Century.

Curry Nursing in the Community

Each semester, Curry College Nursing students engage with residents of the Simon C. Fireman Residential Community, an independent senior housing complex affiliated with Hebrew SeniorLife, as part of their Nursing of Older Adults course. Structured activities foster mutual respect and regard as students and older adults benefit from discussion, reflection and experiential learning. Students and residents value these enriching intergenerational encounters that promote an enhanced awareness and appreciation for the worth and dignity of each individual.

Meet Amber Soucy '13

Amber Soucy '13 applied to several colleges when looking at Nursing programs, but when it came down to making a decision, the choice was clear.  "I was directly accepted into the Curry Nursing program...I received better scholarships from Curry...and I would also get to start my clinical rotations during sophomore year, so I would gain that real world experience right off the bat."

Meet Julia Jacobs '14
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Helping people is in Julia Jacobs' blood...literally.  She eventually followed in her father's footsteps by becoming both a volunteer firefighter and certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) while in high school.  It was only logical that when she started looking at colleges, she would pursue a career in a similar field.

Meet Jay Cobden '14

"I looked at bigger nursing schools, but I realized the best option for me was a smaller school where professors know who you are. I also wanted a school with ties to Boston, because the city offers some of the best hospitals and clinical sites in the United States." Meet Jay Cobden '14 - Nursing

Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society

The Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society (Theta at Large) at Curry College is active in supporting local nursing scholars through our ongoing research and academic awards program.

Curry College Student Nurses Association (CCSNA)
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The Curry College Student Nurses Association welcomes all students to join us as we use the things we learn in the nursing program to help in the community.

Nursing Faculty News
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Congratulations to members of the Curry nursing faculty for their on-going professional accomplishments!

Useful Websites
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These helpful links may be of interest to those students pursuing a nursing major.

Master of Science in Nursing
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Enhance your value to healthcare organizations by developing the leadership abilities required to measurably improve overall quality, reduce costs, raise the level of nursing practice and increase patient, family and physician satisfaction when you enroll in the Master of Science in Nursing-Clinical Nurse Leader (MSN-CNL®) program at Curry College.

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