New Hampshire offers quality nursing study to its students through numerous schools, community college and university campus. University of New Hampshire in Durham, Riviera College in Nashua, St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua, Saint Anselm College or at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences are major schools and colleges providing nursing programs from LPN/LVN to BSN and MSN degrees.
Accreditation from any one of the major State or National approved National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and New Hampshire State Board of Nursing is must for any institution offering nursing degree programs.
New Hampshire Nursing Degree programs
Bachelor of Science degree in nursing (BSN): This four-year degree program prepares nurses to be leaders in their chosen nursing field.
R.N. Baccalaureate Program (RN-BP): Registered nurses with a valid practice license can opt for a full- or part-time basis, a BSN degree with a major in nursing.
Graduate Program in Nursing
Graduate Program in Nursing (for registered nurses with degree) provides three clinical tracks:
- Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)
- Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL)
- Evidence-based Nursing (EBN).
Direct Entry Master’s in Nursing Program
Direct Entry Master’s in Nursing Program (2nd Degree)
- The Direct Entry Master’s in Nursing Program is for non-registered nurses with a BA/BS or higher degree in a field other than nursing.
- Post-Master’s Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate Program is offered to students who completed a master’s of science degree in nursing.
Post-Master’s Nurse Practitioner Certificate Program
Entry Level Programs
- LPN/LVN to RN
- Associate Nursing Degree
To become an LPN or RN a nursing student will have to pass NCLEX-PN Exam (LPN) and NCLEX-RN Exam (RN).