Plan Your Education
How to Apply
- Completed online application form
- Personal statement
- Official transcripts from all schools attended — a Bachelor’s Degree with a GPA of 3.0 or better is recommended for admission to the program
- Two professional references
- Copy of your RN license
Deadlines & Cost
Deadlines: March 31 for fall, November 15 for spring
Letters of Recommendation: 2
Other: BSN; have completed college-level health assessment and statistics course; more than 1 year of RN experience; MA RN license
Please refer to Cost & Aid - Graduate Students for more information.
For additional information regarding tuition and fees, please visit the Bursar’s Office or send an email to Bursar@umb.edu.
Core Courses (27 Credits)
- NURSNG 601 - Introduction to Advanced Practice Nursing: Knowledge for Practice in the Global Community 3 Credit(s)
- NURSNG 614 - Advanced Pathophysiology 3 Credit(s)
- NURSNG 615 - Advanced Health Assessment Practicum 3 Credit(s)
- NURSNG 616 - Evidence Based Practice I: Appraising the Strength and Significance of Evidence 3 Credit(s)
- NURSNG 618 - Introduction to Health Policy, Finance and Ethics 3 Credit(s)
- NURSNG 634 - Advanced Pharmacology for the Advanced Practice Nurse 3 Credit(s)
- NURSNG 640 - Advanced Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Across the Lifespan 6 Credit(s)
- NURSNG 715 - Health Informatics 3 Credit(s)
Track Courses (21 Credits)
Complete five to seven courses from one of the tracks below.
Complete 48 credits from 13 to 15 courses including eight core courses and five to seven track courses.
Tracks: Students must choose a track in adult/gerontological acute care clinical nurse specialist, adult/gerontological nurse practitioner, or family nurse practitioner.
Capstone: Students must complete a comprehensive paper, an evidenced based project, or a poster or paper presentation. The capstone must be mutually agreed upon with the advisor.
Minimum grade: No courses with a grade below B may be applied toward the program.
Grading basis: No courses taken satisfactory/unsatisfactory or pass/fail may be applied toward the program.
Statute of limitations: Five years.
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