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Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program

The UMass Med Nursing DNP program is committed to transforming advanced nursing practice in preparing nurse practitioners and advanced nurse practice leaders.                                         

Points of Distinction

  • Top-ranked Doctor of Nursing Practice Program in Massachusetts by Nursing Schools Almanac.
  • Part of the commonwealth’s first and only public academic health sciences center and consists of 3 schools.
  • Access to a world class medical school that includes a state-of-the-art simulation center and interprofessional learning environment.
  • A small faculty to student ratio ideal for graduate-level education for our accelerated RN and doctoral nurse practice program.
  • Faculty who actively practice in acute and community care settings and health care organizations.

Director of Nurse Practitioner Programs
Dr. Jill Terrien, ANP                                   

Director of DNP Program
Dr. Jean Boucher, ANP