Merrimack’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing, anchored by a state-of-the-art Nursing Center, offers an innovative nursing major combining evidence-based nursing practices and theoretical and clinical coursework. Merrimack’s nursing program is highly focused on hands-on learning opportunities that give you the experience you need to become a safe, compassionate caregiver and leader in today’s growing market for the nursing profession.
Nursing graduates can pursue careers in a variety of settings, including hospitals, acute care centers, ambulatory and outpatient clinics, community and public health services, as well as skilled nursing facilities. You will also be eligible to work in specialized fields of nursing, such as neonatal or intensive care, telemetry, labor and delivery, pediatrics or emergency medicine. Thinking about graduate studies? This program will prepare you for graduate studies at the master’s and doctoral level to pursue careers such as a nurse practitioner, nurse anesthetist, nurse educator or clinical nurse specialist. Use the Career Insight tool below to see real-time labor market data on jobs in this field.