Master of Science in Nursing Education
University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Program Details

A Nursing Education online master’s program provides nurses with the opportunity to expand their roles in patient education services and academia education. Work as a leader in a diverse area, from classroom settings to healthcare facilities. 

Explore in-depth topics in health assessment, pharmacology and pathophysiology. Complete elective options through the College of Education.

Work and learn at the same time. Most of you coursework is accessible through asynchronous lessons and assignments, including core courses and elective options. You will need to coordinate with the school to complete a final practicum at an approved location.


  • Hold a baccalaureate or master's degree in nursing, or an associate degree in nursing and a non-nursing baccalaureate degree with a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Hold a current nursing license

Special Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education

Geographic Restrictions

Not authorized for residents of: Alabama, Minnesota, New York and Oregon.