B.S. in Nursing
Prepare to be a leader in the field of healthcare.
Whether you dream of a future in pediatrics, obstetrics, geriatrics, oncology, surgery or private care, Rivier’s nursing program prepares you for a successful career in healthcare.
Rivier's physical assessment and nursing skills simulation laboratories are equipped with a wide array of patient examination equipment, including SIM Man, SIM baby, SIM Kid, and Noelle, the birthing simulator. Labs offer interactive learning systems, and students gain hands-on experience on campus, as well as in clinical rotations.
Partnerships with a variety of healthcare organizations throughout the region offer opportunities to experience a wide range of specialties, as well as the healthcare setting that best suits each students. Rivier students are working with practicing healthcare professionals in a variety of clinical placements including:
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
Our faculty of experienced and credentialed nurses share their expertise and perspectives with students and help them find their niche in nursing.
Rivier University is a College of Distinction. All Rivier nursing programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, www.acenursing.org.
Department of Nursing and Health Professions
Rivier's high-quality, hands-on bachelor's and master's programs prepare students for leadership roles in a global environment. For more information, visit the Department of Nursing and Health Professions.
B.S. in Nursing graduates can pursue roles as:
- Medical-surgical floor nurses
- Pediatric nurses
- Oncology and other specialty nurses
- School nurses
- Doctor's office nurses
- Nurse educators with additional graduate study
- A variety of other nursing and healthcare professionals