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University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

College of Nursing

North Dartmouth , MA

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University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Overview

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth / College of Nursing is located in North Dartmouth, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12
Doctoral Degrees 13
Other Advanced Degrees 0

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 Capstone project
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Project (for DNP); dissertation (qualifying exam for PhD)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

43
Applied
40
Accepted
25
Enrolled
93%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Statement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, 2 letters of reference, official transcripts, BS Nursing, copy of RN license or license number
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Statement of research interest (2 part essay) 1st part, reasons for persuing degree, 2nd part, research interests and goals. Current Mass registered Nurse license, 1 year professional Nursing experience, resume, official transcripts, scholarly writing samples (min 10 pages)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 533
TOEFL IBT score: 72
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1

Student Body

110
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.82%
Black or African American 8.18%
White or Caucasian 84%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.64%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0.91%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (8%)
Female (91%)

Faculty

65
Total faculty
Full-time - 27
Part-time - 38
Male (2)
Female (63)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Disparities in health/healthcare, global community health, vulnerable populations, chronic illness, symptom management, living with traumatic spinal cord injury, nursing theory, symptom clusters in SCI, Family caregivers, nursing philosophy, chronic cardiac illness, self-care, health disparities
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
123,000

Location & Contact

Address 285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth, MA  02747-2300
United States
Contact June Horowitz
Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Research
Email: jhorowitz@umassd.edu
Phone: 508-910-6487

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