The University of Massachusetts Amherst
Graduate Programs

MS in Nursing Education Admission


Prerequisites and Admission Criteria

Each applicant must:

  • Hold a baccalaureate or master's degree in nursing, or an associate degree in nursing and a non-nursing baccalaureate degree with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Hold a current nursing license. 

The application deadline for admission to the fall semester is December 15. However, rolling admissions will continue until the admission cap is reached. Students are strongly encouraged to submit their applications by December 15.

Application Process

Apply to the Master of Science Nursing Education Concentration program through the Graduate School.

Please see the list of supplemental application materials required by the College of Nursing in the Downloads section below, and upload these items when you complete the online Graduate School application. 

Out of state students: State and federal laws require colleges and universities to be authorized to offer online degree programs in states other than their own. We currently have some restrictions in Alabama, Minnesota, New York, Oregon, and Washington. If you live in one of these states, please check with us to ask about the current status of our authorization in these states. 

Cost and Financial Aid

Master of Science Nursing Education Concentration | Estimated Costs 2020-21

Cost per credit = $750

Registration fee per semester = $47

Note: costs are subject to change