University of Massachusetts Boston

12 months
35980 USD/year
35980 USD/year
18432 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Our master’s Nursing program at the 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.


By joining our Nursing program at the University of Massachusetts Boston, you will become part of an exceptionally diverse student and faculty community of nationally recognized researchers, clinical nursing educators, and practitioners.

The 48-credit curriculum is tailored to meet the needs of working nurses. Courses are offered both in the classroom and online, and students can enroll full-time (graduating in two years) or part-time (graduating in three to four years). 

The college’s strong commitment to integrated learning approaches has resulted in strong partnerships with some of the best health care organizations in the nation, including Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Children’s Hospital, Boston Medical Center, and the VA Medical Centers. Our students’ clinical internships are in these centers of excellence in quality care, and many students enjoy employment in the same centers after graduation.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Master of Science programs, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate competence in the advanced nursing practice and management of health and illness for individuals, families, and aggregate populations using critical thinking and evidence-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.
  • Plan comprehensive continuous care through interdisciplinary collaboration across health care settings with an emphasis on diverse and urban populations.
  • Monitor and ensure the quality of nursing and health care practices utilizing advocacy and ethical decision-making.
  • Design, implement and evaluate evidence-based care in relation to ethnocultural and spiritual beliefs within diverse populations.

Programme Structure


  • The Family Nurse Practitioner Concentration focuses chiefly on the care of the family in primary and community settings.
  • The Adult-Gerontological Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care Concentration focuses on the care of adults and older adults in ambulatory, community, and institutional settings.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GPA
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Online Application and Fee
  • Official Transcripts
  • Test Scores
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17990 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    35980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17990 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    18432 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9216 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.


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