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Online Resources

Below are links to other pages containing helpful information related to becoming a Nurse.

Is nursing the right career for you? Have you spoken with a nurse to understand the reality of what it’s like to work as a nurse? The Discover Nursing website, sponsored by Johnson & Johnson, provides a wealth of excellent information about nursing. Check it out!

Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing
239 Causeway Street, Suite 500 5th Floor
Boston, Massachusetts 02114
Phone: 617-973-0900

Here you can learn about how to obtain a nursing license including APRN authorization, applications, forms, fees, statistics, renewal eligibility for expired out of state discipline, verification and other frequently asked questions.

MARN is committed to the advancement of the profession of nursing and of quality patient care across the Commonwealth. MARN is the Massachusetts affiliate of the American Nurses Association





Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road,
N.E. Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
Phone (404) 975-5000

The ACEN is the entity that is responsible for the specialized accreditation of nursing education programs, both post-secondary and higher degree, which offer either a certificate, a diploma, or a recognized professional degree.