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Welcome to

Brockton Hospital School of Nursing

Our School of Nursing is a private co-educational institution of nursing education & an integral part of Signature Healthcare. Originally established in 1897, BHSN has a prestigious reputation in nursing education, & remains the only hospital-based nursing school in Massachusetts. BHSN has graduated over 2700 nurses. We are located 20 miles south of Boston in Brockton, MA.

Although Brockton Hospital is currently closed, the School of Nursing remains open and will resume classes in the Fall Semester.

Why Our School of Nursing?

  • Hands-on clinical experience with the only hospital-based nursing school in Massachusetts
  • Above average first-attempt student pass rate on national RN licensure exam (93% for 2021)
  • Curriculum taught by masters-prepared faculty

Learn What Sets Our
School Apart

Hands-On Approach

—   Learn by Doing

Our School of Nursing is a nurturing and communal environment seeking to enrich students both academically and socially. Students begin working hands on with patients (under guided supervision) within the first five weeks of their nursing program.

Student Life

Featured Happenings

—   What's New From BHSON?

2022 Scholarship Reception

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

The annual scholarship reception was held Thursday, September 29, 2022, providing over $340,000.00 in scholarship support to our...

Tuition Discount Program for Signature Healthcare Employees

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

The Brockton Hospital School of Nursing is pleased to announce our tuition discount program, exclusively for qualified Signature...

School Unveils New Building

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

The Brockton Hospital School of Nursing welcomed students into a new building in mid-October.

Nursing Career Day

Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Interested in a career in nursing? Want to learn more about what it means to be a nurse, and the many different paths you can take as an RN? Join us on November 21, 2023 from 11 am - 1 pm.