The Future of Nursing Education

State-of-the-art technology and innovative research

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nursing program in Massachusetts as ranked by Nursing School Hub


clinical agency partnerships, including Baystate Health and UMass Medical Center


gift to the College of Nursing from the Elaine Nicpon Marieb Charitable Foundation

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Become a nursing leader

Learn from renowned faculty members and industry professionals who draw on their advanced clinical skills and innovative research in their teaching. 

Dr Carrie Briere in a lab at UMass

Advancing nursing science through research

Our faculty are involved in research using innovative and evidence-based approaches to health care, practice and patient outcomes, and improving nursing education.

In the spotlight

Tegemea Mwalingo

"My research examines the relationship between community engagement practices and maternal and neonatal health service utilization in Tanzania. This knowledge is critical to providing the foundation for integrating, designing, and scaling up strategies in their health service provision systems."

Tegemea Mwalingo Center for Research on Families Student Research Award


The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice degree program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst Elaine Marieb College of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791. The baccalaureate degree program is fully approved by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education) of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

Read the full accreditation details.