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Nursing Degree and Programs has ranked the MassBay PN program #1 in Massachusetts

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MassBay Registered Nursing Program Ranked #1 in Massachusetts
Thursday, March 5, 2020

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (March 5, 2020) — MassBay Community College is pleased to announce it has been ranked as the #1 Registered Nursing (RN) Program in Massachusetts for 2020 by, a nursing advocacy organization.

“We are pleased to have been acknowledged by as having the #1 Registered Nursing Program in Massachusetts,” said MassBay Director of Nursing, Dr. Jean Dyer. “Our Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) program has had a 100% pass-rate for our graduates on the NCLEX-RN licensure exam over the past three years, and for the first time our Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) program also earned a 100% first-time pass-rate, which speaks to the excellent education students receive at MassBay. Our experienced nursing educators are focused on preparing our current nursing students for the NCLEX-RN exam and beyond, and are looking forward to meeting the next LPN and ADN students in the fall 2020 semester.”

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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 for the nursing program, 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 nursing 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).


Nurse Assistant Program (C.N.A.) — Workforce Development Vocational Course

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.

Nurse Assistant (CNA)