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.
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.
Reminder: Winter and Spring 2017 registration begins on November 7th, 2016.
Scholarships for CNHS students are now accepting applications. Click here for more information.
On October, 13th 2016, the Department of Exercise and Health Science (EHS) College Bowl Team, comprised of EHS undergraduate students Sean Derby-Kilfoyle, Lindsay Breidel, and Tri Vo bested 21 other New England teams to take home FIRST PLACE at the New England American College of Sports Medicine (NEACSM) Annual Conference College Bowl! This spring, our EHS students will move on to the National ACSM conference in Denver, Colorado to represent the state of Massachusetts in the National College Bowl.
Please join us in congratulating them and wishing them luck for the next round.
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.
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