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University of Massachusetts Boston

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Boston, MA

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Overview

University of Massachusetts Boston / College of Nursing and Health Sciences is located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 64
Doctoral Degrees 17
Other Advanced Degrees 84

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

251
Applied
170
Accepted
106
Enrolled
68%

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree, minimum GPA of 3.3

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

379
Total Graduate Students
75%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
24%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.26%
Black or African American 1.58%
White or Caucasian 26%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 5.01%

Gender

Male (10%)
Female (89%)

Faculty

138
Total faculty
Full-time - 51
Part-time - 87
Male (17)
Female (121)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Domestic abuse and pregnancy, health policy and home health care, caregiving burdens of families, the chronically ill, health care delivery models and their impact on outcomes, health promotion and disease prevention among the elderly
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 100 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, MA  02125-3393
United States
Contact Phone: 617-287-5000

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