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Brockton Hospital School of Nursing

Our School of Nursing (BHSON) is a private co-educational institution of nursing education and an integral part of Signature Healthcare. Originally established in 1897, BHSN has a prestigious reputation in nursing education, and remains the only hospital-based nursing school in the state of Massachusetts. BHSN has graduated over 2000 nurses. We are located 20 miles south of Boston in Brockton, MA.

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 (86% in 2017)
  • Curriculum taught by masters-prepared faculty


School Informational Sessions

12/18/2018 @ 01:00 PM
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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

A message from our Dean, Susan L. Taylor, PhD, RN

Learn what sets our school apart from other nursing programs.

Featured Happenings

—   What's New From BHSN?

Welcome Week

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

We started the 2018-19 school year with Welcome Week! 

BHSON Graduation

Friday, May 25, 2018

Congratulations Class of 2018!

Signature Healthcare Opens State of the Art Cancer Center in Affiliation with BIDMC

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Signature Healthcare, in affiliation with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, is treating cancer patients close to home with t...

Scholarship Reception

Thursday, September 20, 2018

The Brockton Hospital School of Nursing awarded over 60 scholarships to students for academic and clinical performance, qualities of leadership and compassion, achievement and faculty ...