Since 1902, Boston’s Simmons School of Nursing and Health Sciences has been committed to preparing nurses for the next stage of their careers and helping them gain the skills they need to drive better patient outcomes. Building upon that commitment , Simmons offers its highly regarded nursing programs available to RNs across the country through an innovative and flexible online format known as Nursing@Simmons.
Communications@Simmons prepares students to become leaders who achieve their organizational, professional, and personal goals through a strategic integration of communications theory and practice. The rigorous, practice-based curriculum ensures that students develop the key skills and competencies necessary to successfully navigate the shifting landscape of the digital world. Simmons’ faculty are scholars and practitioners who provide individualized attention to students, guiding their professional and personal development through hands-on engagement.
Simmons’ online Master of Public Health program, MPH@Simmons, is designed to give you the real-world skills you need to address health inequity on a local, national, and global scale. The MPH@Simmons program explores the core areas of public health: epidemiology, biostatistics, health policy and health services, environmental health, and social/behavioral health. Additionally, the practice-based curriculum incorporates courses specifically designed to help you develop leadership and advocacy skills.
The program is delivered online through a blend of live online classes and self-paced course work. Additionally, you’ll participate in public health service-learning experiences during your time in the program, giving you relevant, on-ground experience.
MPH@Simmons can be completed in as few as 21 months. GRE scores are not required to apply.
SocialWork@Simmons is SSW’s nationally-recognized Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) degree program delivered online. Combining live online classes, self-paced coursework, and field experiences in or near students’ own communities, SocialWork@Simmons prepares clinical social workers for direct clinical practice in a wide range of school, agency, clinic, and other settings.
Featuring the same rigorous M.S.W. curriculum as Simmons’ on-campus program, this innovative online M.S.W. program offers:
Featuring the same curriculum as SSW’s on-campus M.S.W. program, SocialWork@Simmons focuses on clinical social work — preparing students to make a direct impact on clients’ lives in schools, clinics, social services agencies, and other settings. Coursework explores: assessment and diagnosis, human behavior, clinical social work practice, and social justice issues such as racism, poverty, and oppression.
Students may choose to focus in one of four areas:
As clinicians, researchers, and educators, the SSW faculty brings real-world social work experience and a commitment to social justice to the classroom. Their expert research into subjects ranging from child welfare and gerontology to health care disparities and family bereavement provide students with insights into some of today’s most critical social issues.
To be admitted to SocialWork@Simmons, candidates must: hold a bachelor’s degree with a minimum 3.0 grade point average from an accredited college or university; demonstrate related work or volunteer experience; and submit the following:
This Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program enables RNs who do not hold a bachelor’s degree to earn their graduate nursing degree. The rigorous curriculum focuses on developing the primary care and leadership skills RNs need to pursue a career as a Family Nurse Practitioner.
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