About the MCPHS School of Nursing

Founded in 1823, MCPHS University (formerly Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences) is the oldest institution of higher education in the entire City of Boston. The mission of MCPHS University is to prepare students for successful careers in healthcare through excellence in teaching, scholarship, research, professional service, and community engagement, and the School of Nursing’s mission is to provide students with a high quality and innovative education, and to foster scientific inquiry and professional services.The baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN), master’s degree in nursing (MSN-FNP), and post-graduate APRN certificate (CAGS-FNP) from the MCPHS University School of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), and has the following programs:

Undergraduate programs

Bridge programs

Graduate programs

The Beats per Minute has been the official newsletter of the MCPHS School of Nursing since the summer of 2012.

Submission Guidelines

All members of the MCPHS School of Nursing community are encouraged to submit articles, photos, stories, updates, current and upcoming events, and anything else to be published in the Beats per Minute. To submit, please reach out to an editor:

Anthony Lacina, MPH, MEd, CHES

Anthony Camarota, MFA

Past Student Editors

Nicholas Kastanek, Kayla McConnell, and Richard Sullivan
Class Ambassadors, SON-Boston 2015 cohort

Abigail Howe, Lauren Higgins, and Amelia Le
Class Ambassadors, SON-Boston 2014 cohort

Eric Nghe, Kasey Bellegarde, and Marissa Meegan
Class Ambassadors, SON-Boston 2013 cohort

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