RN-BS Program Options and Curriculum Schedule

Main Campus Program Option

Elms College

Main Campus RN-BS program Schedule:

  • Mondays, 4:30 – 9 p.m.
  • Classes held on the main campus, Chicopee
  • 7, eight-week sessions
  • Select courses may be offered online
  • Contact: Suzanne Barenski, PhD, RN,

Off-Campus RN-BS Program Options

Berkshire Health Systems

Berkshire Campus RN-BS program Schedule:

  • Contact Suzanne Barenski,PhD, RN,

Holyoke Community College

HCC RN-BS Off-Campus program:

  • Tuesdays from 4:30 – 9 p.m.
  • Classes held at the Center for Health Education, 404, Jarvis Ave., Holyoke
  • 7 eight-week sessions, and selected courses may be online.
  • You can transfer up to 90 credits toward your Elms RN-BS degree.
  • Only 30 residency credits are required.
  • Includes six graduate level credits.

Contact: Virginia Newell-Stokes, M.S., RN, 413-265-9521,

Greenfield Community College

GCC RN-BS Off-Campus program:

  • Thursdays from 4:30 – 9 p.m.
  • Classes held at Greenfield Community College, Greenfield.
  • 7 eight-week sessions, and selected courses may be online.
  • You can transfer up to 90 credits toward your Elms RN-BS degree.
  • Only 30 residency credits are required.
  • Includes six graduate level credits.

Contact: Virginia Newell-Stokes, M.S., RN, 413-265-9521,

Mount Wachusett Community College

MWCC RN-BS Off-Campus program:

  • Thursdays from 4:30 – 9 p.m.
  • Classes held at Mount Wachusett Community College campus, Gardner
  • 7 eight-week sessions, and selected courses may be online.
  • You can transfer up to 90 credits toward your Elms RN-BS degree.
  • Only 30 residency credits are required.
  • Includes six graduate level credits.

Contact: Virginia Newell-Stokes, M.S., RN, 413-265-9521,

Quinsigamond Community College

QCC RN-BS Off-Campus program:

  • Wednesdays from 4:30 – 9 p.m.
  • Classes held at the Healthcare Workforce and Development Center, 25 Federal Street, Worcester.
  • 7 eight-week sessions, and selected courses may be online.
  • You can transfer up to 90 credits toward your Elms RN-BS degree.
  • Only 30 residency credits are required.
  • Includes six graduate level credits.

Contact: Virginia Newell-Stokes, M.S., RN, 413-265-9521,