Prepare for a career as a Registered Nurse.

Are you interested in serving at the frontline of care and compassion?
The support provided by nurses are critical to patients recovering from illness, injury or surgery. NSCC’s Nurse Education program will help you transform your interest into a career, guided by excellent dedicated faculty, academic support and hands-on clinical experience.



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Choose from two options:

1) Nurse Education

2) LPN to RN Option



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Special Admissions Program

Candidates for NSCC's Nurse Education program must attend a Mandatory Information Session prior to applying.

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Get in touch

If you have questions related to this special admissions program, or online application, please contact or call 978-762-4188.

If you have advising related questions, please contact or call 978-762-4160.

NSCC's Nurse Education application period for Fall 2024 is closed.



Community College Nursing Scholarship Program

The Community College Nursing Scholarship program is designed to attract, incentivize, and encourage a diverse population of students to enroll in and complete a postsecondary credential or degree in the nursing profession at a Massachusetts community college. Learn more >


Program Requirements

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North Shore Community College is an accredited public institute of higher education where all are welcome and each is challenged. NSCC is accredited by NECHE, the New England Commission of Higher Education.

The Associate Degree Nursing Program at North Shore Community College at the Ferncroft Road campus located in Danvers, MA is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). 

3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Associate Degree Nursing Program is Continuing Accreditation.

The Associate Degree Nursing Program is approved by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing. 

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