B.S. in Nursing
Prepare to be a leader in today's healthcare environment.
Whether you dream of a future in pediatrics, obstetrics, geriatrics, oncology, surgery or private care, Rivier’s nursing program prepares you for that future.
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—you'll gain hands-on experience on campus, as well as in your 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 you. Here are just a few of the current clinical placements where Rivier students are working with 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
Our faculty of experienced 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
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.
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
- Many other nursing- and healthcare-related positions
Note: Some careers, such as nurse educator, may require additional graduate study.