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Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Online Admissions

The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Online program is a distance-accessible program offered through a mixed-delivery method. The bulk of coursework is online. Students who wish to take more than two classes per semester in this rigorous program should not work full time. Please visit the DNP Program page for more information.

The applicant must fill out an application to :

The College of Nursing requires supplemental materials to the Graduate School Application. These additional materials can be uploaded to the Graduate School Application. Click here to review the required materials.

All DNP courses are offered through the UMass Amherst Continuing & Professional Education Please visit SPIRE to register for classes after you are admitted into the program.

Technical support for online courses is available to all enrolled students. Information about the technical requirements necessary for online learning can be found at (click here)

Application Deadline

December 15, for fall admission.
The College of Nursing will continue to accept applications until all seats are filled. Please contact for more details.

Cost of the Program

Course fees are listed in every course description. In addition, there is a $45 nonrefundable registration fee each semester.