Setting You On a Path to Health
The School of Nursing and Health Sciences offers a strong foundation in the basic sciences, and technology, enhanced by diverse experiential learning opportunities.
Students are mentored in the development of career-related skills in a student-centered curriculum that fosters an active learning environment and practical experience in the health care and human performance fields.
A REWARDING CAREER AWAITS
We offer a comprehensive educational program to prepare students for rewarding careers in the health-related fields of athletic training, exercise science, health science, public health, nutritional science and rehabilitation science.
Imagine Studying in the School of Nursing and Health Sciences
Here, you’ll prepare for a rewarding future in the rapidly evolving healthcare industry. With a solid foundation in science, technology, and math, you’ll use brand-new, state-of-the-art lab equipment to apply your newfound knowledge in a collaborative, experiential learning environment. Featuring classes taught by highly experienced faculty, the School of Nursing and Health Sciences is the perfect place for you to make your mark.
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Take the Next Step in Your Graduate Education
Merrimack offers innovative graduate degree programs in the health sciences that prepare students for leadership in the health care industry.
A Call to Serve for Merrimack College Nursing Professor
An assistant professor of nursing, Inyene Essien-Aleksi joined Merrimack College in fall 2022, and brings extensive years of clinical experience as well as research work in opioid use disorder and treatment access.
NOTABLE & QUOTABLE
Associate Clinical Professor and Director of Athletic Training Birgid Hopkins, MS, ATC, was featured in a Board of Certification For the Athletic Trainer article on preparing students for the BOC exam.
Health Science Podcast
Drs. April Bowling and James Slavet, leaders of THRIVE Lab, harness research and realism to help parents of children with diverse mental health challenges understand how small exercise, nutrition and sleep habits can lead to big improvements in mental and physical wellness.
School of Health Sciences
of 2021 nursing and health sciences’ graduates had a job or participated in service or graduate programs within nine months of graduation.
of 2021 nursing and health sciences’ graduates engaged in experiential learning – participating in an internship or co-op to gain hands-on experience.
of 2021 nursing and health sciences’ graduates attended graduate school, including Brown University, MCPHS University and Merrimack.