associates Degree

Congratulations to our Bay State RN Class of 2015

Our Nursing Associates Degree can help you imagine a career that’s rewarding, secure, responsible, exciting, and takes you anywhere in the world. It’s not a dream – it’s nursing. Learn more about our Nursing Associates Degree Program.

The truth is, a career in nursing is just about the smartest job you can have—for a lot of practical reasons:

  • With a projected shortfall of 340,000 nurses in the U.S. by 2020, job opportunities in nursing have never been greater
  • Nursing gives you a wide choice of working venues, from schools and hospitals to government and industrial settings
  • Professional advancement is a given in nursing, along with the option to change clinical specialties and settings as your interests evolve.

Because nurses are in demand in many areas of the country, you have the freedom to explore without slowing down your career. Now more than ever, our Nursing Associates Degree makes sense.

Bay State College’s new Nursing Associates Degree offers you an advanced, innovative and comprehensive program in a number of ways, with:

High tech, dedicated nursing suite complete with smart boards, high fidelity simulation room, and debriefing facility all adjacent to the college library.

A wide variety of clinical experiences representing the diversity of nursing today.  Students are provided with NCLEX practice and tutoring from the start of our Nursing Associates Degree Program.

In addition, you’ll enjoy close working relationships with your professors, who bring real-world clinical experience into the classroom every day. Plus, our clinical placements offer you critical hands-on experience—and introduce you to possible future job opportunities.  Bay State’s Career Services also will help you prepare for your career launch and even pinpoint job opportunities for you after you complete your Nursing Associates Degree.

Are you ready to join America’s second-largest growth industry over the next decade? It all starts at Bay State. Learn more about one of the best nursing programs in Massachusetts.

        Student Achievement Data

              * First Time Pass Rate on National Council Licensure Exam for Nurses (NCLEX) : 

             84% (reported in October 2015)

              * Students Completing the Program :  59%

              * Graduates Obtaining Jobs:   80%

*Data are for students that completed the program during the 2014-2015 academic year.



NOTE: Bay State College’s Associate Degree in Nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and has full approval status from the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing.

The Associate Degree Nursing Program was granted full approval status by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing on November 12, 2014.


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