Post-Bachelor's Accelerated Nursing Track
Pursue an accelerated nursing degree at Assumption University and obtain a strong nursing science education designed to prepare you to act with clinical judgment, communicate effectively, and make ethical decisions that respect the fundamental dignity of every human person.
Post-Bachelor's Accelerated Nursing Track
An Ideal Place to Learn
Get your nursing degree in 16 months
Hybrid model offers flexibility
Small faculty-to-student ratios
Learn More about the Program
Lindsay A. Guertin, MSN, RNAssistant Professor of Practice
Stefanie R. Haynes, DHS, MSN, RN, FNP-C, CNEclProfessor of Practice Nursing
Marcela M. Jimenez, DNP, RNAssistant Professor of Practice
Allison H. Mamishian, MSN, RN, CNEclAssistant Professor of Practice
Courtney Orelup-Fitzgerald, PhD(c), RN, CNE, CPNAssistant Professor of Practice
Julia Patrick, M.S.N.Assistant Professor of Practice
Shining Their Light
I chose Assumption because I was interested in being part of the innovative new nursing program.
I loved the campus and wanted to be close to home. I enjoy helping people and want to be part of making lives better.
I’ve found my purpose at Assumption.
The new nursing program, the state-of-the-art health science building, and the variety of excellent clinical placement options in Worcester are why I chose to enroll here. I want to help people through this extremely fulfilling profession.
Assumption’s nursing program provides students with the support and attention they need to succeed.
I want to become a nurse so I can help people when they need it most. I’ve seen nurses in action and appreciate the skills and compassion that they provide their patients. This combination of technical skills and compassion would allow me to truly impact another life.
Assumption feels like home.
I toured other college campuses but quickly realized what I wanted in a school and found it at Assumption. An active member of ROTC in high school, I naturally fell into a caretaker role and knew Assumption’s new nursing program would be a great fit for me.
I fell in love with Assumption’s campus and the idea of being part of a brand new nursing program.
I’ve always known I’ve wanted to become a nurse and wanted to help people. I graduated from Blackstone Valley Tech’s Health Services program and am a certified nursing assistant (CNA).
I chose Assumption because I really loved the campus and Dean Stover made me feel at home.
I also like the 1:1 connection students have here with faculty - you can’t get that attention from larger nursing programs. I always wanted to be a nurse and my past experience volunteering at Tufts Medical Center just reaffirmed that.
First-rate Academics in a Catholic University Setting
Assumption University awakens in students a sense of wonder, discovery, and purpose, forming graduates known for their intellectual seriousness, thoughtful citizenship, and devotion to the common good. Students are provided an education that shapes their souls, forms them intellectually, and prepares them for meaningful careers. Enlivened by the harmony of faith and reason, here, students’ minds and hearts are transformed.Our Mission
Assumption is dedicated to providing a clear understanding of what your education will cost
We’ll help cut through the complexity of financing your education, ensuring you understand what you need, how to apply for aid, and what’s expected of you. You will be assigned a personal financial aid advisor who will guide you through the process and answer all of your financial aid-related questions.
8 Questions with the Dean of the Froelich School of Nursing
This Q&A with Dean Stover discusses why this is the ideal time to pursue nursing! She also talks about unique aspects of the nursing program, what you can expect from the new state-of-the-art Health Sciences building, and the type of support the nursing students receive at Assumption.
What makes the Assumption nursing program unique?
To become an exceptional nurse, you must first learn to think like one. A bachelor’s degree in nursing from Assumption is the ideal way to develop this ability.
Learn about four aspects of Assumption's nursing program that make it top choice for pursuing your nursing degree.
The Catrambone Health Sciences Building
Assumption's new, 41,000-square foot building features four classrooms, one for 32 students, two for 48 and a large tiered classroom for 50. These classrooms are not only used for the nursing and physician assistant program, rather all academic programs on campus. Each classroom is fully equipped with a recording system for simulations that are used during debriefings.
The nursing floor features a spacious nursing skills lab with seven full-sized hospital beds for teaching proper patient care. Four simulation labs have hi-fidelity mannequins which simulate actual patient conditions (vitals, seizures, cardiac arrest, childbirth, etc) remotely controlled by a technician.
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