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Nursing Program Overview

Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) →
The Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program at MassBay is designed to prepare students for a career in nursing as a Registered Nurse (RN). After completion of the required coursework, students will be eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).

Practical Nursing (PN) Program →
Practical nurses provide nursing care for medical surgical patients in the hospital/or skilled nursing facility. MassBay’s PN program is only 10 months long, including both lecture and lab/clinical practice. After the completion of the required coursework, students will be eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN).

Nursing Assistant Program →
Nurse Assistants perform vital hygiene and daily living functions of patients in their care. They are also responsible for positioning and transporting patients, obtaining vital signs, maintaining a clean and safe living environment, and for monitoring the overall health and safety of their patients. In just 8 weekends, MassBay prepares Nurse Assistant Training students for the Red Cross Nurse Aide Competency Evaluation (NACE) test, an important step in finding employment in the field.