The College of Nursing and Health Sciences (CNHS) is becoming New England’s expert in health disparities, health policy, exercise sciences, and oncology care. A leader in combining education innovation with clinical practice, the college is engaged in collaborative partnerships with more than 200 health care and fitness organizations through which students can pursue internships and gain clinical/practical as well as research experiences. Serving a remarkably diverse student body through its undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral programs, the college is achieving its vision of educating knowledgeable providers of skilled nursing care, building awareness of the benefits of exercise and fitness, analyzing and informing health policy, and increasing the health and fitness of diverse urban populations.
In 2016, The U.S. News and World Report has ranked UMass Boston's master's program in nursing No. 52 in the country, and the DNP program No. 58.
After a thorough review and site visit the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) at its September Board of Commissioners meeting granted accreditation to the post-graduate APRN Certificate Program and the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program. As per policy, accreditation is retroactive to the date of the site visit which was March 7, 2016.
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