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About Nursing

Nursing Students Practicing in Lab

Visit any hospital in the greater Boston area and you will find Salem State nursing graduates at work. Our students graduate with a concrete foundation of academic nursing knowledge and practical clinical skills that seamlessly transfer into the professional world.

The School of Nursing offers program options in both our graduate and undergraduate programs. Whether you are right out of high school, in a mid-career change or currently in the field and looking for career advancement, visit our program pages to find the right program for you.

Salem State's School of Nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and fully approved by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing.

For information on the following please visit our nursing Canvas course:

  • Policies
  • Transfer FAQs
  • Simulation labs
  • Nursing resource center
  • Tutoring
  • ATI testing
  • Sigma Theta Tau
  • Recognition
  • Student Nursing Association
  • Student forms
  • Newsletters
  • Joining our student listserv


The School of Nursing is fully approved by:

Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing 
39 Causeway Street, Suite 500
Boston, MA 02114
Telephone: 617.727.9961

The baccalaureate degree in nursing and the master's degree in nursing at Salem State University are accredited by:

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education 
655 K Street NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001
Telephone: 202.887.6791


Contact Us

Title or Program Name Room Phone
Associate Dean Linda Frontiero HB101 978.542.6849
Chairperson Joanne Carlson HB233A 978.542.6983
Nursing Resource Center and Clinical Placements Shawna Farnsworth HB204 978.542.2669
Administrative Assistant Julie DeMaio HB233 978.542.6624
Compliance Coordinator Krystle Cobb HB220 978.542.2479
Admissions Information Admissions ENT 978.542.6200
Undergraduate Coordinator Marion Frost HB216 978.542.6982
ABSN Program Theresa Jenkins HB123 978.542.6858
Graduate Programs Coordinator Mercy Bashir HB221 978.542.2799
Graduate and Professional Studies Theresa Jenkins HB123 978.542.6858


Nursing Office
Harrington Building
(South Campus)
Room 233

Mailing Address Salem State University
School of Nursing
352 Lafayette St
Salem, MA 01970

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