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Doctor of Nursing Practice

Program Details

The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) is a 39-credit doctoral program at UMass Boston's College of Nursing and Health Sciences, open to all applicants holding a Master's degree in Nursing with preparation as a nurse practitioner or clinical nurse specialist, as well as those holding an MS in Nursing and certified as a nurse midwife or nurse anesthetist.

The College of Nursing and Health Sciences is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.


Master degree required. 3.2 in master's degree program of study. Resume. 3 letters of recommendation. Goal statement. Evidence of professional certification. Registered nurse license. 

Accreditation & Licensing

New England Commission of Higher Education

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)