Graduate Programs

DNP Family Nurse Practitioner Role Concentration

The Doctor of Nursing Practice Post-Baccalaureate Family Nurse Practitioner Role Concentration prepares clinical experts in the delivery of primary care in a variety of healthcare settings.  FNP students receive a broad foundation of educational preparation in advanced nursing practice with families across the life span.

Plans of Study 

Students may follow either a four-year or a five-year plan of study. See the Downloads section to view and download plans of study. 

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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Begin your application for the DNP, PhD, or MS in Nursing programs at the UMass Amherst College of Nursing.

DNP Profile: Uyen Nguyen

Uyen Nguyen came to the United States from Vietnam with a dream of helping others. Learn how the UMass Amherst Doctor of Nursing Practice Program is helping her achieve that dream.

DNP Profile: Cheru Atraga

Cheru Atraga has his sights set on improving the disparities in health care. He knows it’s an ambitious goal, but he believes that by educating fellow nurses he can achieve it.

DNP Students with Poster

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Kattie Khadar

DNP Profile: Kattie Khadar

From working at Walter Reed Military Medical Center to providing free healthcare services in Sierra Leone, learn how Kattie Khadar feels our DNP program is helping her achieve her goals.