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Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program

The UMass Med Nursing DNP program is committed to transforming advanced nursing practice in preparing nurse practitioners and advanced nurse practice leaders.  

NursingCAS application process opens August 15, 2021 for admission cycle 2022.

PGO to DNP:

  • Priority Deadline: 1/15/22
  • Completed Application Deadline: 2/15/22

BSN to DNP:

  • Priority Deadline: 2/1/22
  • Completed Application Deadline: 3/15/22                   

Points of Distinction

  • Top-ranked Doctor of Nursing Practice Program in Massachusetts by Nursing Schools Almanac.
  • Part of the commonwealth’s first and only public academic health sciences center and consists of 3 schools.
  • Access to a world class medical school that includes a state-of-the-art simulation center and interprofessional learning environment.
  • A small faculty to student ratio ideal for graduate-level education for our accelerated RN and doctoral nurse practice program.
  • Faculty who actively practice in acute and community care settings and health care organizations.

DNP Program Tracks: Adult Gerontology Acute Care NP; Adult Gerontology Primary Care NP; Family NP and Psychiatric Mental Health NP

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Curriculum-at-a-Glance 

BS to DNP Adult Gerontology Acute Care NP
BS to DNP Adult Gerontology Primary Care NP
BS to DNP Family NP
BS to DNP Psychiatric Mental Health NP

GEP to DNP Adult Gerontology Acute Care NP
GEP to DNP Adult Gerontology Primary Care NP
GEP to DNP Family NP
GEP to DNP Psychiatric Mental Health NP

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