Designed for licensed registered nurses (RNs), Nursing@Simmons delivers the renowned nursing degree programs of the Simmons School of Nursing in an innovative, online format. Featuring two degree programs, each with unique program track options for RNs and advanced practice nurses at different stages in their education and careers, Nursing@Simmons uses cutting-edge technology and a state-of-the-art online learning platform to help nurses earn their degree without relocating to Simmons’s campus in Boston, MA.
95.9% of Simmons University graduates passed their boards in 2018, well above the national board pass rate average of 85.5% 1
Nursing@Simmons’s online program options include:
- Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) — Family Nurse Practitioner (for bachelor's degree holders)
- RN to MSN — Family Nurse Practitioner (for non-bachelor’s degree holders)
- Post-MSN to DNP (for MSN degree holders)
Through scholarship, clinical expertise, and interdisciplinary collaboration, Nursing@Simmons prepares our students to become nursing leaders with the skills and credentials to treat patients and families across the life span.
Faculty at the School of Nursing are experts in their fields and serve as leaders and consultants in a range of health care settings. They bring their real-life experiences back to the classroom and foster an engaging and collaborative online learning environment. Nursing@Simmons classes are led by the same renowned faculty members who teach on campus, and students have access to one-on-one guidance from faculty during live office hours.
The reputation of the Simmons Family Nurse Practitioner program in the professional health care community is exceptional. Simmons provides high quality education that prepares their students to think and perform as primary health care providers. Preceptors and employers of our graduates report that Simmons students are extremely well prepared and are among the best in their field.