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Pathway Options

Over the years MCC has developed unique partnerships with four-year colleges and universities around New Hampshire to offer our Associate of Science Degree in Nursing students opportunities to continue their education in timely and cost-savings manners. The partnerships offer students the opportunity to earn a Bachelor's degrees in Nursing.

Available Pathways

Granite State CollegeRN to BSN Public Nursing Pathway

The partnership between Granite State College and the Community College System of NH creates a streamlined, affordable pathway for nursing graduates to earn their Bachelor of Science Nursing degree at the same cost per credit as community college tuition: $215 per credit.

How it Works
  1. Complete an Associate of Science Degree in Nursing at Manchester Community College. (Don't know where to start? Start here.)
  2. Complete the Opt-in form (FAQ available on the CCSNH website) and the online Granite State College application.
  3. Pass the Licensure Exam (NCLEX-RN).
  4. Hold an active, unrestricted RN license and be in good standing with the Board of Nursing.
  5. For more information, contact the Office of Admissions.
What's the Outcome?

Students will earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Granite State College on a community college budget.

RN to BSN Public Nursing Pathway: Associate in Nursing at Manchester Community College to Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Over the 3 years at MCC, students will complete a total of 90 credits for the public pathway RN to BSN Completion Program.

Year 3 - MCC RN to BSN Course Reqirements

CRIT502 Conducting Critical Inquiry (taken at GSC) 4 0 4
History/Economics/American Government Elective
(HIST, ECON, POL)
3 0 3
Sociology Elective 3 0 3
MATH202M Probability and Statistics Probability and Statistics
(if taken as part of Associate degree subsitute with a free elective.)
4 0 4
Open Elective
(if student needs additional credit to bring total to 90 credits by end of Year Three.)
3 0 3
SOCI250N Societal Approaches to Healthcare Systems
(Online at Nashua Community College)
3 0 3
AHLT205M Medical Ethics and Law
(CCSNH Intra-System Offering)
3 0 3
Total Credits - 23

Franklin Pierce University3+1 with FPU

The partnership between MCC and Franklin Pierce University (FPU) will allow students to earn a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from FPU in one year after earning their Associate of Science Degree in Nursing (ASN) from MCC. By spending most of their first three years at MCC, students will save thousands of dollars in tuition over the cost of attending a traditional four-year college for their BS in Nursing.

Elliot Health System in Manchester is a key partner in the pathway. Students in the Pathway for NH's Future Nurses will do a clinical preceptorship in their third year, at Elliot Hospital.

Students accepted into the Pathway will take courses that meet the requirements of both colleges during their first three years at MCC, receive their ASN, and be eligible to take the NCLEX-RN exam. They will then complete their bachelor degree in nursing at FPU during the fourth year.

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Southern New Hampshire UniversityRN to BSN Pathway at SNHU

The partnership between Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) and Manchester Community College creates a transfer friendly, affordable pathway for nursing graduates to earn their Bachelor of Science - Nursing degree (RN to BSN) along with a tuition savings specifically for the Community College System of NH. Students may apply for dual enrollment to SNHU while currently enrolled at Manchester Community College.

How it Works
  1. Begin your Associate of Science Degree in Nursing at Manchester Community College. (Don't know where to start? Start here.)
  2. Speak to your Manchester Community College advisor to access their dual enrollment application. Note: Dual enrollment applies to non-nursing (NUR) courses.
  3. Complete the online SNHU degree program online application. (must click YES on licensure requirement although not yet received). Receive course approval and preliminary transfer credit evaluation.
  4. Begin course work with SNHU while enrolled at Manchester Community College (optional)
  5. Pass the Licensure Exam (NCLEX-RN).
  6. Hold an active, unrestricted RN license and be in good standing with the Board of Nursing.
  7. For more information, contact the SNHU Office of Admissions or contact Cindie Sylvester at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 603-722-3577.
Benefits and Outcomes

Students will earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Southern New Hampshire University that is affordable and transferring is seamless. See the SNHU Online Nursing Degree for specific details.

SNHU accepts up to 90 credits, which will give you the opportunity to finish your BSN in a timely manner.

MCC RN to BSN Pathway at SNHU

View the AS Nursing to BS Nursing (RN-BSN) details or view all of the transfer partnerships with SNHU.

When applying to SNHU, please let the admission advisor know you are a NH Community College Student or Alumni

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