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Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) Accreditation:

On May 28, 2015, CCNE announced that the Doctor of Nursing Practice and Post-graduate APRN Certificate Programs  have received the maximum  accreditation for 10 years from September 22, 2014 - June 30, 2025.  The CCNE Board determined that the program met all four accreditation standards and there are no compliance concerns with respect to the key elements. 

The Masters of Science in Nursing Program has a 10 year accreditation from 2010-2020.  The program met all four accreditation standards and there were no compliance concerns with respect to the key elements.  The mid-cycle report for this program was submitted to CCNE on June 1, 2015.


Why UMass Worcester Graduate School of Nursing?  

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 Graduate School of Nursing ranked among top nurisng schools nationwide (read more)

The DNP program was ranked in the top five programs in Massachusetts.



  On September 22, 2016 Jill Terrien PhD, ANP-BC, UMMS GSN Director and Annie Delaney-Magee BS, Sr. Project Manager UMMS Office of Education Affairs presented at a BrownBag in the EOHHS, Goverment Center Boston: MassHealth & the Opioid Crisis: Changing the Culture of How We Address Addiction


Joel Buenaventura, Esq., Deputy General Counsel, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Ingrid Schroffner, Esq. Assistant General Counsel, Office of the General Counsel, Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services, Jill Terrien PhD, ANP-BC, UMMS GSN, Annie Delaney-Magee BS, Sr. Project Manager UMMS Office of Educational Affairs and Matthew Martin, MSPS, Project Manager, Business Operations Executive Office of Elder Affairs, MassHealth Office of Long Term Services and Supports. 

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GSN Dean appointed to Gov. Baker’s special commission on opioid safe prescribing

Graduate School of Nursing Dean Joan Vitello, PhD, has been appointed by Gov. Charlie Baker as a member of his special commission to study the incorporation of safe and effective pain treatment and prescribing practices into professional training for future health care providers.

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The Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics continuing education course for the fall has been cancelled.

The Associated Press highlights the great work UMass Medical School has done to advance the opioid curriculum in response to the epidemic facing our country.  Read full article  view video

NursingCAS Application will open September 1st for acceptance into the class of 2017

Information Session Thursday, September 15th at 6:00pm register on line Read More

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Status of Classes: GSN Classes in session

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