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UMass Amherst Nursing is a force for innovation, learning and discovery in preparing culturally proficient nurses for leadership in health for a global society.

As a leader in nursing education for over 60 years, the College of Nursing at the University of Massachusetts Amherst prepares candidates to enter the nursing profession at the baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral levels while also developing vital nurse educators and researchers to inform and educate future generations of nursing students.

DNP/PhD students click here for important Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP) information.


  • Accreditation Review of DNP Program--Input Opportunity

    Dear Colleagues, Alumni, & Students,

    The University of Massachusetts at Amherst, College of Nursing would like to notify you of the upcoming accreditation review of our award winning Doctor of Nursing Practice DNP) program.  We are scheduled for our onsite review in February 2015 by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

  • Don't Panic, Stay Informed About Ebola

  • Nursing Innovations in Springfield

    The UMass Media Team has published an excellent video highlighting the College of Nursing's longstanding relationship with healthcare in Springfield, and showcasing our new state-of-the-art teaching and health assessment facilities at the UMass Center at Springfield. The video features Dean Stephen Cavanagh, current students, and alumni! 

  • UMass Center at Springfield Welcomes Nursing Students

    A dozen nursing students were among the first to experience the new high-tech learning environment at the UMass Center at Springfield as a health assessment lecture from UMass Amherst was projected in real-time on to a screen in a Tower Square classroom.