Why Merrimack’s Nursing Program is Right for You

State-of-the-Art Nursing Center

Offering 20,000 square feet of space, the new Nursing Center is a contemporary style structure with two floors of classrooms, study space, laboratories and faculty offices. It supports a variety of health science programs for undergraduate and graduate students.

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Hands-On Learning Opportunities 

As part of your nursing major requirements, you’ll clock more than 750 clinical and simulation hours using cutting-edge technology that includes hands-on learning opportunities in simulation labs. You’ll work with simulation manikins, classroom iPads, electronic health records, medication administration systems and more. 

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Individualized Attention

With only 46 students in this year’s freshman nursing class, our program offers a tight-knit community with supportive faculty. You’ll develop one-on-one relationships with faculty and gain the mentorship you need to succeed in your nursing career. 

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“Here [at the Nursing Center] we will engage hearts, we will enlighten minds and we will teach generations of Merrimack students to empower lives — their own lives and the lives of their patients.”

― President Christopher E. Hopey

Contact Us

Lynne Sheppard, Executive Director and Associate Clinical Professor of Nursing
sheppardl@merrimack.edu | 978-837-5098