School of Nursing and Health Sciences

Athletic Training | Exercise Science | Exercise & Sport Science | Health Promotion and Management | Health Science | Nursing | Nutritional Sciences | Nutrition and Human Performance | Public Health | Rehabilitation Sciences

Compassionate Health Professionals

Home to leading programs and research efforts, and guided by our Augustinian values, we prepare students to be highly skilled, compassionate and ethical health professionals. Our mission is to provide a quality, innovative education built upon strong science, emerging technologies and real-world foundational experiences.听

Students are mentored in the development of career-related skills in a student-centered curriculum that fosters an active learning environment and practical experience in health care and human performance.听

Master of Science in Athletic Training

Largest Program in New England

Students gain clinical experience, prepare for board certification and work with diverse clinical populations, superior faculty and cutting-edge technology.

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Career Outcomes Rate

94% of the undergraduate class of 2022 in Nursing & Health Sciences were either employed, participating in voluntary service, or continuing their education within nine months of graduation.

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Student-Faculty Ratio

With a 13:1 student-faculty ratio, you will get to know your professors 鈥 experts who have literally been there and done that and want to help you do the same.

Graduate Programs

Northeastern University, Sacred Heart University, MCPHS and 澳门六合彩开奖结果 are just some of the graduate programs Nursing and Health Sciences graduates are attending.



Nursing Program Receives Accreditation

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at 澳门六合彩开奖结果 is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The accreditation process was finalized once the first cohort of students graduated in 2023.

Undergraduate Majors and Graduate Programs

The School of Nursing and Health Sciences offers a number of听undergraduate majors,minors听and听master鈥檚 degrees. Many master鈥檚 degrees offer competitive听graduate fellowship opportunities. With online, hybrid and on-campus options, you鈥檒l find a program that works best for you.

Athletic Training Dual Degree (B.S. and M.S.)
5-year bachelor's to master's program
On Campus
Health Promotion and Management (M.S.)
On Campus, Online, Hybrid
Nursing (B.S.)
On Campus
Nutrition and Human Performance Dual Degree (B.S. and M.S.)
5-year bachelor's to master's program
On Campus
Pre-Professional Programs
Pre-Dental, Pre-Medical, Pre-Physician Assistant & Pre-Veterinary
On Campus
Spanish and Health Science (B.S.)
Combined major
On Campus
Spanish and Public Health (B.S.)
Combined major
On Campus
Undecided – The Discover Program
Undeclared major? Undecided students can explore different fields of study while staying on track for graduation.
On Campus


Explore all that the School of Nursing and Health Sciences has to offer inside and outside of the classroom to tailor your experience to your unique needs, goals and dreams.听

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Health Sciences Graduate Fellowships link graduate study with an on-site practicum experience, building your professional skills and accelerating your career path.

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Our health professions advising program will help guide you on pre-med, pre-dental, pre-vet and pre-physician assistant career pathways.

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The Center for Health Inclusion, Research and Practice (CHIRP) focuses on closing the gaps in systematic health disparities.

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The 20,000-square-foot Nursing Center provides state-of-the-art facilities including simulation labs and classrooms.


鈥淢y fellowship experience at the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine was amazing in helping me prepare for the next step in my career and my future Ph.D. program. The fellowship helped me gain critical research experience that I wouldn鈥檛 trade for the world. I鈥檓 so thankful for that experience.鈥

鈥淚 went to undergrad at 澳门六合彩开奖结果 and loved it. I made a lot of connections there that I wasn鈥檛 ready to give up yet.鈥 Erica developed a solid professional background as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), which fueled her passion for healthcare.

Erica Schafer M鈥23
Exercise and Sport Science Master’s Program
U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine (USARIEM)

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Student, Faculty & Staff Highlights

Bianca Garofalo 2026
Undergraduate Student
鈥淏eing at a school where you can have a connection with your professors and fellow students is really beneficial. 澳门六合彩开奖结果 helped guide me in the right path to get all my prerequisite courses done in a timely manner in order to apply into PA school.鈥
Bianca Garafalo
Health Science Major
Graduate Student
"From participating and running meetings/presentations to working in teams and individually to reach a common goal, this field experience gave me a feel of what the professional world is like.鈥
M.S., Health and Wellness Management
Faculty Member
"My research interests are broadly defined as determining effective lifestyle strategies for athletes and older adults 鈥 two populations that appear quite different, yet have unique metabolic and physiological needs."
Associate Professor, Nutrition and Public Health
Veronica Maria-Severino
Undergraduate Student
"I feel that 澳门六合彩开奖结果 has supported me by giving me a great sense of community - especially because of my involvements with clubs on campus and being apart of the Pioneer Program. I have also felt a lot of support from the College."
Nursing Major
Graduate Student
"This was the only program in the area that offered sports with nutrition, which is my focus. Needing to get my master's degree for my field, what stood out from 澳门六合彩开奖结果 was that it included the internship with the program."
M.S., Nutrition & Human Performance
Carleen Cox
Faculty Member
"After taking a class with me I hope students will develop a deeper understanding of the nursing profession. I want them to be able to apply concepts learned in the classroom, lab or clinical setting into their future everyday nursing practice."
Assistant Instructional Professor, Nursing
Bella Rondinelli 2026
Undergraduate Student
"An important lesson that faculty has taught me is to not be afraid to ask for help. All of my professors have been so supportive and helpful and it is really beneficial to meet with them to go over material, complete assignments, or ask questions."
Nursing Major
Graduate Student
"You have to trust your intuition. Speaking with my mentor, I realized that athletic training was a passion of mine. Open yourself to the world and chase your passion - see what you bring to the world, and what doors will open for you."
M.S., Athletic Training
Jessica Cellucci
Faculty Member
Jessica Cellucci, Assistant Professor of Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, was a recipient of the Outstanding Academic and Leadership Accomplishments from the American Kinesiology Association in both 2017 and 2015.
Assistant Professor, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences
Anthony Fortuna
Undergraduate Student
"The level of education and opportunities that were available within the program made me choose 澳门六合彩开奖结果. 澳门六合彩开奖结果's connections have led me to several different opportunities within my field of strength and conditioning."
Exercise Science Major
Graduate Student
鈥湴拿帕喜士苯峁 offers a fellowship opportunity that allows us to gain real-world experience in a field that we are interested in, and we are able to use it in our career search post-graduation. I couldn鈥檛 believe how affordable the program is."
M.S., Community Health Education
Zi Yan
Faculty Member
Professor Zi Yan recently published 鈥淩un Kids: Exercise Physiology and Parents Practice Guide鈥 in her home country that uses scientific evidence, as well as her own reflections as an expert to educate parents.
Professor, Nutrition & Public Health
Taylor Khoury
Undergraduate Student
"澳门六合彩开奖结果鈥檚 class size allows for genuine connections with your professors, which helped me do well in the classroom. I knew 澳门六合彩开奖结果鈥檚 exercise science program would prepare me to pursue a career within strength and conditioning."
Exercise Science & Psychology Major
April Pelligrini
Graduate Student
"I loved being able to do my clinical hours off campus at other schools to see how other institutions practice athletic training. I also appreciated the program director鈥檚 and other instructors鈥 ability to listen to my feedback.鈥
M.S., Athletic Training
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Faculty Member
Among Adelung鈥檚 most fulfilling care experiences was three medical missions to Haiti through the Foundation for Peace, an organization that works directly with communities to meet the needs of people living there.
Associate Clinical Professor,
John McBain
Undergraduate Student
"Through this 澳门六合彩开奖结果 internship, I was able to continue developing my professionalism, improve my communication skills and really expand upon both my exercise science and psychology degrees."
Exercise Science & Psychology Major
Anna Perrotti
Graduate Student
"澳门六合彩开奖结果 has given me a great skill set as a clinician and has also provided a smooth transition between my undergraduate education and my graduate education as the 3+2 is an accelerated program."
M.S., Exercise Science
Inyene Essien-Aleksi
Faculty Member
"I tell my students that even if you don鈥檛 have a career plan, it鈥檚 always valuable for students to explore and use every available resource in your institution to expose yourself to what may be possible.鈥
Assistant Professor,
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Get Involved: Clubs & Organizations

There are endless opportunities to get involved at 澳门六合彩开奖结果 and right within the School of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Gain different perspectives, put learning into action and learn from peers and faculty advisors through one of our School of Nursing and Health Sciences clubs:

  • Athletic Training Club

  • Nursing Club

  • Active Minds

  • Health Profession Club


Faculty in the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Nursing and Health Sciences said 澳门六合彩开奖结果鈥檚 newest research incubator has benefited their work immensely.


Associate Clinical Professor and Director of Athletic Training听Birgid Hopkins, MS, ATC, was featured in a听听on preparing students for the BOC exam.


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