The University of Massachusetts Amherst
Graduate Programs

Post-MS DNP Completion

The online Post-MS DNP Completion program prepares established Advanced Practice Nurses to reach the highest level of the nursing profession and to deliver expert care, innovate practice and translate evidence-based care to the clinical setting.

Students who enter this DNP Program option must be Advanced Practice Nurses (APNs) who are currently certified as: FNP, AGPCNP, AGACNP, ANP, PNP, GNP, ACNP, Nurse Midwife, Nurse Anesthetist, or CNS.

Sample plans of study may be found in the "Downloads" section below.  

Application Deadline

Priority deadline is December 15 for fall admission.  The College of Nursing will continue to accept applications until all seats are filled. 



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Sharada Paudel DNP

Meet Our DNP Students: Sharada Paudel

Sharada talks about her experience in the DNP program and her plans for the future. Read more

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Meet Our DNP Students: Cassandra Zacke

Cassandra talks about her love of nursing, how she chose the UMass Amherst DNP program, and her dreams for the future.