Offered as a major (B.S.)

Saint Anselm College offers one of the most selective and respected nursing programs in New England, sharpening empathy, stimulating curiosity, and unlocking the full potential of our students to serve their communities and become leaders in healthcare.  


Nursing Department

Jean School of Nursing & Health Sciences

Opportunities to Build Essential Skills

Build real-world, clinical skills. Through opportunities in- and out-of-the-classroom, you will elevate your sense of empathy while sharpening your purpose and potential to better the world. You will graduate from Saint Anselm ready to better the health of your patients and your community.

Additional Nursing Program Information

The Spanish minor for Nursing Majors is a course of study designed to provide nursing students with the opportunity to achieve advanced proficiency in Spanish in a highly specialized learning environment. Students are required to successfully complete a minimum of 20 credits consisting of three 4-credit courses and four 2-credit courses.  The summer Costa Rica trip is also a requirement, where students complete a conversation course and nursing internship. 

Learn more about the Spanish Minor for Nurses →

Nursing students in Costa Rica


Taking Nursing Skills Global

Through this global seminar course, student nurses embark on a week-long clinical rotation in Costa Rica to apply the concepts they learned in the classroom.

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I am always impressed with the caliber of Nursing Students from St Anselm. Their holistic nursing approach comes through when speaking to these young people.  I never miss an opportunity to interview students from Saint A’s.

— Siobhan Raftery, Clinical Nurse Director Neuroscience Intermediate Unit BWH

Recent Career Outcomes

  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Catholic Medical Center
  • Duke University Health System
  • Fairfax Behavioral Health
  • Lahey Hospital Medical Center
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Spaulding Rehabilitation Center
  • Tufts Medical Center
  • US Navy
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Yale New Haven Hospital

Recent Graduate Schools

  • Boston College
  • Dartmouth College
  • Northeastern University
  • Yale University
  • University of Pennsylvania
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