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University of Massachusetts Amherst

College of Nursing

Amherst , MA

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University of Massachusetts Amherst

Overview

University of Massachusetts Amherst / College of Nursing is located in Amherst, MA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Public health nurse leader
Master of Science (MS) Clinical nurse leader
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Nursing
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Adult gerontology primary care nurse practitioner
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Family nurse practitioner

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 11
Doctoral Degrees 17

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

125
Applied
107
Accepted
77
Enrolled
86%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

274
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.3%
Black or African American 15.69%
White or Caucasian 64%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.92%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0.73%
Unknown 6.2%

Gender

Male (12%)
Female (87%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time - 20
Part-time - 0
Male (1)
Female (19)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Health of older adults and their caretakers, mental health of individuals and families, health of children and adolescents, power and decision-making, transcultural health
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Amherst, MA  01003
United States
Contact Dr. Stephen J. Cavanagh
Dean
Email: dean@nursing.umass.edu
Phone: 413-545-2703
Fax: 413-577-2550

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