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Solomont School of Nursing

Vision

The Susan and Alan Solomont School of Nursing will be the top choice in New England for preparing and advancing nurses through excellence in leadership, interprofessional education, practice, research, technology, entrepreneurship and innovation.

Mission

The Susan and Alan Solomont School of Nursing is dedicated to the education of students, advancement of knowledge and service to the university, the discipline, and the community through excellence in the discovery, application, integration, and dissemination of knowledge. Our curricula integrate interprofessional competencies and innovative technology with a focus on the health promotion needs of individuals, families, groups and communities. Our students receive a high quality, affordable education that is focused on excellence in scholarship, public service and a global vision of health promotion.

Overview / Description

The UMass Lowell Nursing program prepares a professional nurse who is a competent, beginning practitioner and has a foundation for graduate study. The goal of the undergraduate program in Nursing at the University of Massachusetts Lowell is to prepare professional nurses who have the abilities to apply professional standards in a variety of settings serving diverse populations; to demonstrate knowledge of health promotion, advocacy, and health policy; and to participate as members of the nursing profession.

Graduates of the Nursing program are prepared to function in a variety of health care settings such as hospitals, long term care facilities and nursing homes, schools and day care centers, visiting nurse associations, clients’ homes, community and mental health agencies, and work environments. Graduates are eligible to sit for the Board of Registration in Nursing’s NCLEX examination for licensure as a registered nurse.

The Nursing program is approved by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing and is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036-1120.

For additional information, visit the Solomont School of Nursing website.