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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.

Requirements

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 Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Restrictions

The University of Massachusetts Boston is currently not accepting students for online study who reside in Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Virginia (with some exception), and Washington due to regulations in those states.