Become a nursing leader and caring practitioner who will educate future generations.
The Elaine Marieb College of Nursing offers academic programs at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels to prepare graduates to practice in a variety of health care, research, and academic settings.
Students are prepared for their careers by using state-of-the-art technology and techniques. You'll learn from renowned faculty members and industry professionals who draw on their advanced clinical skills and innovative research in their teaching.
Whether you are looking to begin your career, change professions, or advance in the nursing field, the Elaine Marieb College of Nursing will provide you with the skills and education necessary for success.
Explore our programs
Ranked #2 nursing school in Massachusetts
Ranked #6 overall among nursing schools in Massachusetts by Nursing School Almanac
In the top 10% of the country for nursing by College Factual
Ranked #58 in Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs by U.S. News & World Report
Caring for a Global Culture
We facilitate an organizational culture of diversity that promotes collaborative partnerships, relationships, and affiliations within a global community
We prepare professional nurses by creating an innovative environment for inquiry, discovery, and learning with diverse populations.
We strive to enhance the art and science of nursing by facilitating the scholarship of discovery, integration, application, and teaching.
In the spotlight
"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."
Professor, Elaine Marieb College of Nursing/Institute for Applied Life Sciences (Joint Appointment)
Co-Director, Elaine Marieb Center for Nursing and Engineering Innovation
Dr. Giuliano teaches research methods in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. Her research is focused on technology-related clinical outcomes.
Dr. Poudel-Tandukar teaches in the graduate program. Her research focuses on intervention design and evaluation of mental health, nutrition, and HIV infection.
PhD Program Director
Rae is a nurse inventor and directs the PhD Program. Their scholarship focuses on critical evaluation of implications of AI, tech ethics and responsible design.
Seedworks Endowed Associate Clinical Professor of Social Justice in Nursing
Raeann G. LeBlanc is the Seedworks Endowed Associate Clinical Professor of Social Justice in Nursing and teaches in graduate and undergraduate programs.
Carrie-Ellen Briere is an Assistant Professor at the UMass Amherst Elaine Marieb College of Nursing.
In the news
UMass Amherst and American International College sign agreement to share Springfield instruction spaces after fire
The agreement mediates effects from a devastating fire on the AIC campus in July 2023. Both nursing programs will share space in Tower Square through May 2024.
The Living Legend Award is one of the highest honors that recognizes a nurse’s professional impact.
Liz Theroux, AJ Juno and Olivia Frazier were recognized for their years of service at a campus breakfast