DNP Online Orientation
Welcome to UMass Amherst DNP Program!
Introduction by Dr. Aselton, DNP Program Director
Congratulations on your acceptance to the DNP program in one of our Nurse Practitioner Specialties or Public Health Nurse Leader role concentration! I am Dr. Pamela Aselton, the DNP Program Director. I am new this fall to the role taking over from Dr. Jean DeMartinis. She will still be teaching and advising you, as well as having more time to work on her research. She has built an amazing DNP program here at UMASS and I am honored to be be working here.
To begin, please listen to the audio introduction below and then step through the various sections of this orientation. Many sections are accompanied by audio notes. The information included in this online orientation is vital to your success in the UMASS DNP Graduate program—so please read and listen carefully! To begin, after you have listened to the welcomes on this page, proceed to the next portion by clicking the links at the bottom of the screen. If at any time you need to return to a previous page, please use the return links provided at the bottom of each screen, or the "Home: DNP Orientation" link. Please note that we have officially earned the status of College of Nursing due to our highly regarded programs! We have corrected this throughout the text of this online orientation, but the video/audio will continue to say "School" at this time.
Read about our Springfield DNP offerings: umasscenteratspringfield.org.