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Graduate Entry Pathway

The Graduate Entry Pathway (GEP) is for individuals with a bachelor's degree in a field other than nursing, leading first to Registered Nurse (RN) licensure, then to either an Doctor of Nursing Practice (nurse practitioner), PhD in Nursing (nurse scientist).

Our GEP pathway RN preparation is located in a state of the art learning and simulation community within an academic health science center and top-ranked medical school campus.

Our faculty are committed to student learning and actively practice in acute and community care settings and health care organizations. 

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

  • Priority Deadline: 12/1/21
  • Completed Application Deadline: 12/15/21

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

Click for: Concentrations 


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

Learn more about the GSN GEP Program:

The University of Massachusetts Medical School, Graduate School of Nursing pre-licensure program is approved by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing, Nursing Registration in Massachusetts, 239 Causeway Street, Suite 500, Boston, M A 02114.

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