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Bay State College Expands RN Program to Taunton to Meet Growing Need for Nurses

October 29, 2019

Bay State College is expanding the pre-licensure associate degree program to its Taunton campus beginning in August 2020. Bay State College has been offering, a five semester program, for the Associate Degree in Nursing for nearly a decade at its Boston campus. The Program is fully approved by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing. It is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) and by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

The Bureau of Labor statistics estimates a 12% increase in the number of nurses needed in the United States between 2018 and 2028. The average annual salary for registered nurses in southeastern Massachusetts is $72.000 according to the website, nursesalary

The Taunton program will offer the same rigor and quality that has enabled the Boston based ADN Program to achieve an 87% licensure pass rate for first time testers for 2018. As well as a 100% job placement rate for graduates within six months of licensure.

Admission interviews are now available in Taunton along with financial aid information and assistance. Interested applicants may contact Renae Runnels at (617) 217-9829 or complete an online application at or attend one of our Open Houses scheduled for Wednesday, November 13th from 5-7 pm or Monday, December 5th from 4-6 pm at the Taunton location.

Bay State College Taunton is located in the Myles Standish Industrial Park at 101 Industrial Park Road, Taunton, MA 02780.