Undergraduate Programs

Nursing Major

Become a Nursing Major at the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts

Why Choose the UMass Amherst College of Nursing?

The UMass Amherst College of Nursing offers the benefits and resources of a large, prestigious research university along with the College’s small classes, sense of community, caring faculty and staff, and state-of-the-art classrooms and labs. The Nursing faculty includes renowned professors whose widely published research puts them at the forefront of their fields and enriches the quality of their teaching. 

The University of Massachusetts Amherst Nursing major will prepare you to:

  • Achieve success in your nursing career
  • Assume professional leadership roles
  • Pursue graduate study in nursing

As an undergraduate Nursing major at UMass Amherst, you will:

  • Benefit from the expertise of the College of Nursing’s distinguished, caring faculty
  • Collaborate with fellow students in team learning environments
  • Become proficient in current technology in the College’s state-of-the-art simulation lab
  • Gain valuable clinical experience in area healthcare facilities and community agencies under the guidance of faculty advisors


For more information, contact UMass Amherst Undergraduate Admissions or Liz Theroux, Program Assistant. 


The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and approved by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing.