Read program requirements and course descriptions in the undergraduate catalog:Visit the Nursing Department online.
B.S. Nursing, Professional Track
B.S. Public Health New for Fall 2014!
Whether you dream of a future in pediatrics, obstetrics, geriatrics, oncology, surgery or public health, Rivier's nursing and public health programs can prepare you for that future.
Nursing facilities and resources
Rivier's physical assessment and nursing skills simulation laboratories are equipped with a wide array of patient examining equipment, including SIM Man, SIM baby, SIM Kid, and Noelle, the birthing simulator. Labs also offer interactive learning systems and an extensive supply of examining instruments - you'll gain hands-on experience on campus, as well as in your clinical rotations.
Our faculty consists of experienced nurses - they share their expertise and perspective with students and help them find their niche in nursing.
Partnerships with a variety of healthcare organizations throughout the region offers the opportunity to learn about a wide range of specialties, as well as the type of setting that suits you best. Here are just a few of the places where Rivier students work with currently practicing healthcare professionals:
• Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
• Brigham and Women’s Hospital
• Boston Children’s Hospital
• Catholic Medical Center
• Home Health & Hospice Care, Inc.
• Lowell Community Health Center
• Nashua Public Health Department
• Saint Joseph Healthcare
• Southern NH Health System
• VA Medical Center, Manchester, NH
Nursing and Public Health careers
You'll find Rivier graduates working in the City of Nashua's Department of Public Health, as school nurses, on medical-surgical floors, as oncology nurses, in pediatrician's offices, and in any other setting you could imagine. Nursing alumni and faculty help you build your professional network and find the position that's right for you.