MGH Institute of Health Professions

Boston, MA 02129

MGH Institute of Health Professions is a privately-run institution in Boston, Massachusetts and is part of the Partners Health Care. It is a graduate university that was founded by the Massachusetts General Hospital. Some of the main areas of study include Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, Communication Sciences, Occupational Therapy, and Nursing. The institute started as the Massachusetts General Hospital School of Nursing in 1873 and was operated by Massachusetts General Hospital. In 1980, the program began accepting students for graduate degree programs and received its current name. The undergraduate offerings are limited, as the institute primarily focuses on graduate-level studies. 

MGH Institute of Health Professions offers seven nursing programs. These programs include accelerated BSN and MSN programs for those with a degree in an unrelated field. The accelerated BSN program takes 16 months to complete and most students are employed within their field within 3 to 6 months after graduation. These classes also have a low 6:1 student to faculty ratio. Registered nurses may apply for the RN to MSN program. The institution also offers the traditional BSN program, MSN program, and a DNP program, along with a BSN to DNP program. All programs are accredited by the CCNE, while the master’s programs are also accredited by the ACEN. 

Overview

Campus LocaleCity: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio10:1
Open Admission-
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
OwnershipPrivate
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. Accelerated MSN
  3. MSN, RN to MSN
  4. DNP, BSN to DNP
  5. Accelerated BSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Nursing Practice Bachelor's degree 206
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 41
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 24
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 17
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 15
Women's Health Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 19
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 0
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 0
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 0
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 4
Women's Health Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 0
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing Doctor's degree - professional practice 1
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Doctor's degree - professional practice 1
Nursing Administration Doctor's degree - other 8
Nursing Practice Doctor's degree - other 4

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from MGH Institute of Health Professions

Emerson College
1.55 miles away
Fisher College
1.55 miles away
Boston University
2.76 miles away
Northeastern University
2.85 miles away
Simmons College
3.25 miles away
Emmanuel College
3.26 miles away
MCPHS University
3.4 miles away
Boston College
6.37 miles away
Laboure College
7.74 miles away
Curry College
9.64 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
07/26/1985 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
ACEN
10/01/1986 - 12/31/2009
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
CCNE
04/22/2014 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
04/25/2009 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
04/25/2009 - Current

Admissions

No Info Available

Cost (Net Price)

This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergrad students in 2015-2016, therefore net price information is not available.

Financial Aid & Loan

Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid

15%

Recipients

$12,216

Average Amount


Students Who receive Pell Grants

0%

Recipients

$0

Average Amount


Federal Student Loans

78%

Recipients

$12,243

Average Amount

Student Population

188

Undergrads

979

Graduates

957

Women

210

Men

78%

Full-time

22%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
68%
Asian
11%
Race/ethnicity unknown
9%
Black/African American
6%
Hispanic
6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Two or more races
0%
Non-resident alien
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

MARILN Professional Scholarship Award

Applicants must be Massachusetts or Rhode Island residents and have lived in Massachusetts or Rhode Island for at least four years before having entered that practical nursing program. They [...]

Massachusetts Long Term Care Foundation Scholarship

Applicant must work in a nursing home or assisted living residence in Massachusetts and must have worked there for at least one year.

American Legion-Massachusetts Scholarship

Applicant must be the child or grandchild of a Department of Massachusetts Legion member in good standing. One award is for nursing only.


More scholarships

Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Massachusetts state board of nursing
MGH Institute of Health Professions
36 1st Avenue
Boston, MA 02129
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