School of Nursing



55 Lake Avenue, North

Worcester, MA 01655

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Graduate Entry Pathway Program leading to a MS Degree; Pre-Master's Program leading to a MS Degree; MS-Adult Acute/Critical Care Nurse Practitioner Specialty; MS-Adult Adult Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Specialty; MS Dual Track with Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Specialty; MS-Nurse Educator Specialty, Ph.D., Post-Master's Certificate Programs

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Graduate School of Nursing offers masterÆs, post-masterÆs and doctoral degrees, providing high quality education to prepare registered professional and advanced practice nurses within nurse practitioner and nurse educator specialties. Subspecialty professional and clinical education is also offered in selected areas. The basis for study includes theoretical and scientific foundations of professional and advanced practice nursing, research process and design, societal forces that influence nursing, health systems, advanced pathophysiology, pharmacology, health assessment, clinical decision making, specialty content and clinical education. The doctoral program is a collaborative arrangement between the UniversityÆs Worcester and Amherst campuses that prepares nurse scientists for faculty, research and other nursing leadership positions.


New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Loans Offered: Availability of financial aid varies depending on course status and matriculation. Check with your advisor to determine your eligibility and application procedures.

Locale: Large City

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