Doctoral Programs

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UMass – University of Massachusetts

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University of Massachusetts, which is one of the nation’s top-ranked universities, offers a most distinguished online program that awards a variety of degrees, certificates, and diplomas. UMass Online allows students to benefit from the same high-level studies offered at University of Massachusetts, without having to physically attend classes. Individuals busy with their professional and personal lives will find the programs offered by UMass to be highly convenient and flexible. The university offers over 80 online programs, including two doctorate programs. The University of Massachusetts is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), and is separately accredited for specific programs, branches, and schools.

UMass Online offers a Doctor of Nursing (DNP) program in two different tracks. Students can earn their degree fully online, or combine online coursework and classes with traditional classroom-based courses. The UMass Amherst School of Nursing is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).