Why BC Nursing?

We’re a tight-knit community of exceptional students, prominent faculty, supportive staff, and loyal alumni. Through a holistic educational approach, premier clinical placements, and academic programs that challenge students to maximize their potential, Connell School students emerge as leaders—locally and globally.

Academic Excellence

Our legacy of graduating nurse leaders starts with a comprehensive and rigorous curriculum. It’s one reason why US News & World Report places CSON as the highest ranked master's nursing program in Massachusetts.

Renowned Faculty

Our distinguished scholars and attentive mentors tackle some of today’s most pressing health care challenges. Their relevant research and impactful clinical work inform and improve the classroom experience.

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Massachusetts is at the forefront of health care.
Our students learn in a range of clinical placements
locally and across New England.

Ample Opportunity to Lead

We surround our students with impressive peers, expert faculty, and an array of leadership opportunities. Whether it’s through student organizations, global trips, or local community outreach, Connell School students strengthen their leadership skills.

Six Graduate Specialties

We help you find your ideal career path by offering a variety of programs: adult-gerontology primary care, family health, nurse anesthesia, pediatric primary care, psychiatric/mental health, or women’s health. Our faculty features leaders in each of these fields.


See the world and acquire invaluable experience
through one of our international programs.

Dedicated Alumni

Our 10,000 accomplished alumni connect students to clinical, career, and research opportunities—and many return to serve as preceptors, distinguished speakers, and mentors.

A Commitment to Jesuit Ideals

As part of the Boston College community, we educate the whole person—graduating intellectually curious, compassionate nurses devoted to using their knowledge in service to others.

Nurses Across Campus

We’re a supportive, inclusive, and accepting community. 

Committed to diversity and inclusion