Boston College

Graduate School of Nursing



McGuinn Hall

McGuinn Hall 221

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S.N - Adult Health (Adult Nurse Practitioner/Clinical Nurse Specialist, Gerontological Nurse Practitioner);M.S.N - Community Health(Family Nurse Practitioner, Community Nurse Clinical Specialist);M.S.N - Maternal Child Health (Pediatric Nurse Practitioner,Women's Health (OB/GYN) Nurse Practitioner;M.S.N - Psychiatric and Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist;RN to M.S.N;M.S.N/M.B.A;M.S.N/MA Pastoral Ministry;, M.S.N/Ph.D;Ph.D.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The main objective of the Master of Science Degree Program is to prepare nurses in advanced nursing practice, including clinical specialist and nurse practitioner. The graduate of the Master's Program, in addition to giving theory and researched-based direct care, provides leadership in the development of nursing.

The Ph.D. Program in Nursing focuses on preparation for leadership roles in nursing, especially in clinical nursing research. Areas of concentration include ethics, ethical judgment and decision making, nursing diagnosis and diagnostic/therapeutic judgment, and life processes/selected human response patterns in health and illness.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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