• Title:
    Assistant Professor of Nursing, Psychiatric Mental Health Practitioner Track
  • Department:
    Nursing and Health Professions

Nancy Lange



Nancy Lange has worked in a variety of positions in psychiatric nursing, including in-patient psychiatry, outpatient community mental health, emergency services, geriatric mental health, leadership, and program development. While working as a psychiatric nurse, she obtained her M.Ed. in Counseling, and then obtained her MSN at Rivier, graduating in 2016. After graduation, she was a preceptor for graduate nursing students from Rivier. In 2017, she became an adjunct professor in the graduate nursing program, and then in 2022, she transitioned to a full-time Assistant Professor. In addition to her work at Rivier, she continues to work part-time on an in-patient unit and also has her own private practice.


  • BSN, Boston College
  • M.Ed., Community Counseling Program, Salem State University
  • MSN, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Program, Rivier University


  • Dual Diagnosis Treatment
  • In-Patient Psychiatry
  • Public Policy and Equity Issues related to Mental Health

Courses Taught

  • NSG 525 Psych Nursing Practicum and Seminar III
  • NSG 523 Psych Nursing Practicum and Seminar II
  • NSG 601 Quality Healthcare Improvement
  • NSG 602 Evidenced Based Practice in Nursing/Healthcare
  • NSG 606 Research Capstone