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About the College of Nursing

Nursing student examining patientAccredited by the National League for Nursing Accreditation, the UMass Dartmouth College of Nursing is nationally recognized and highly competitive. Throughout its history, the College of Nursing has provided a dynamic learning environment that promotes analytical thinking, compassion, and creativity while preparing health care professionals to succeed in a competitive field. The College of Nursing curriculum provides a seamless progression from student to practicing nurse.

If you visit a hospital in New England, chances are you'll be cared for by one of our graduates. Recent alumni hold positions at St. Luke's Hospital in New Bedford, Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River, Mass General Hospital in Boston, and UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester.

And when you're ready to continue beyond your bachelor's degree, the College of Nursing offers master's and doctoral programs.

It is the mission of the UMass Dartmouth College of Nursing to provide visionary leadership that advances the practice of nursing in a dynamic environment. Our students are supported by faculty members who understand the demands of modern medical careers. All are registered nurses themselves and each has a specific area of expertise and a commitment to scholarly research.