There are more than 650 students in our undergraduate and graduate nursing degree programs. Our dynamic learning environment is designed to sharpen your analytical thinking skills and stimulate scientific inquiry.
Our outstanding faculty work closely with students to develop technically proficient and compassionate health care professionals. UMassD faculty are recognized for creative approaches to teaching and significant contributions to research.
Faculty research addresses an array of issues and practices including chronic illnesses like COPD and cardiac illness, spinal cord injury, global community health, reflective practice and family caregivers to name a few. Undergraduates as well as graduate students have opportunities to delve into research topics side-by-side with faculty mentors.
Our robust curriculum, state-of-the-art facilities, and practicum training provide a seamless education that enables students to become highly accomplished nurses.
Registered nurses who need to earn their BS can do so through a dynamic, interactive online baccalaureate program that is individually planned.
Second Degree Accelerated BS
Students who already hold a bachelor’s degree in another discipline from a regionally accredited institution complete online course work, face-to-face lab and clinical experiences in preparation for a career in today’s healthcare environment.
This program prepares you to be a leader in nursing education and/or in global public health. Select 1 of 2 concentrations and earn your MSN completely online.
This program prepares advanced practice nurses for roles as adult gerontology primary care or psychiatric healthcare nurse practitioners.
This innovative program prepares nurses with BS or MS degrees to advance the profession forward by becoming a leader in nursing research, education and practice.