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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.


PLEASE WATCH: HEALTH POLICY VIDEO 101 A Guide for Future Clinicians created by UMW GSN Nursing Student Stephanie Salvi RN

                  Highlight & click on YOUTUBE link                                           https://youtu.be/HKVraUGeeFs                         Graduate School of Nursing Student Stephanie Salvi, RN notes “the topic is crucial for future clinicians”. Features UMMS SOM students Lindsey Hildebrand, Laura Desroshers Viens & Dr. Jay Himmelstein, Professor Family Medicine & Community Health & Chief Health Policy Strategist.

 UMW Graduate School of Nursing (GSN) Master's program ranked in the top 20% nationally by US News & World Report 2017 Best Graduate Schools. 
The DNP program was ranked in the top five programs in Massachusetts.



Congratulations to our PhD in Nursing students who were selected to present at the Eastern Nursing Research Society 2016 in Pittsburg, PA

Congratulations to GSN Associate Dean, Dr. Janet Hale for being awarded the NONPF 2016 Outstanding Poster Award for her work in Veterans & Military Healthcare!


















UMass Worcester GSN


Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker calls on Massachusetts medical schools to create opioid conscious curriculum.   The University of Massachusetts, affiliates, and community partners respond with "OSTI". Opioid Conscious Curriculum

Information Session Thursday, June 16th at 6:00pm register on line

Summer 2016 Continuing Education Courses are now posted , sign up now to get a jump start on your degree.  Registration  

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