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Nursing, M.Sc.

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University rank #201 (WUR) Boston, MA, United States
The Nursing master’s program from University of Massachusetts Boston for baccalaureate-prepared registered nurses is distinct for its academic rigor, rich clinical experiences coupled with on-site instruction, and promotion of best practices. 
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Overview

Upon completion of the MS program in Nursing at University of Massachusetts Boston, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate competence in the advanced nursing practice and management of health and illness for individuals, family, and aggregate populations using critical thinking and evidenced-based clinical decision making.
  • Promote individual/family relationships that facilitate positive health care outcomes for diverse populations.
  • Design, implement, and evaluate educational programs for individuals, professionals, and communities.

Career

All baccalaureate graduates, including those completing the RN-BS option, are prepared to pursue graduate education. Master’s degree graduates meet the qualifications to seek certification as clinical nurse specialists or advanced practice nurse practitioners. Graduates of the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program are clinical practitioners with the ability to focus on system and population based health needs, while the PhD graduate focuses on cancer care, health policy, and health disparities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Advanced Nursing Concepts in Theory and Practice
  • Evidenced Based Teaching Practices
  • Human Diversity in Healthcare
  • Advanced Pathophysiology
  • Advanced Health Assessment
  • Health Policy, Finance, Ethics
  • The Role of the Advanced Practice Nurse
  • Advanced Pharmacology
  • Mental and Psychosocial Health of the Urban Family
  • Primary Care of Adults

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Application deadline for national students: March 1st

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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General Requirements

  • Official Transcripts and Official English Translations
  • Evidence of Completion of a University-level Degree Program
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic) Exam Scores
  • I-20: Certificate of Eligibility for a Student Visa
  • Completed "Transfer Verification Form", if needed
  • International Applicant Fee

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17466 USD/year
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  • National

    14529 USD/year
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  • In-State

    8948 USD/year
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Living costs for Boston

  • 1560 - 3240 USD/month
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