Graduate Programs

Post-MS DNP Completion

The online Post-MS DNP Completion program prepares established Advanced Practice Nurses to reach the highest level of the nursing profession and to deliver expert care, innovate practice and translate evidence-based care to the clinical setting.

Students who enter this DNP Program option must be Advanced Practice Nurses (APNs) who are currently certified as: FNP, AGPCNP, AGACNP, ANP, PNP, GNP, ACNP, Nurse Midwife, Nurse Anesthetist, or CNS.

Sample plans of study may be found in the "Downloads" section below.  

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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Emily Rymland

DNP Student Profile: Emily Rymland

Learn why Emily Rymland chose the UMass Post-MS DNP Completion program to help her run an AIDs clinic in Africa. 

DNP Students with Poster

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Annie Samuel

DNP Profile: Annie Samuel

Learn about Annie Samuel's passion for care and why she is thriving in our DNP program.