In our master's program, you'll join students with a range of educational backgrounds to become a compassionate, evidence-based nurse leader with the skills needed to advance patient care. Our curriculum and supportive programs reflect our commitment to social justice and belief in the intrinsic value of every student and patient.
If you are a registered nurse with a bachelor's degree in nursing, our master's program will prepare you to take on the most pressing health care challenges.
If you earned a bachelor's degree in a field outside nursing, our direct entry master's program will prepare you to become a highly skilled registered nurse.
* Note: GRE is preferred but not required for application.
Admission is highly competitive and the number of applications far exceeds the number of available seats.
If you are a motivated and accomplished registered nurse with an associate's degree in nursing who wishes to maximize your experience and the credits you earned in previous nursing programs, this master's program can help you turn your professional knowledge into a career as an advanced practice nurse.
“My interest in gerontology and palliative care has driven my research, teaching, and publications for more than 30 years. I am extremely grateful for the opportunity to share my knowledge and experience with those who have similar interests.”
Graduates of our master's program work at health care facilities serving a range of patient populations, including:
of the class of 2020 was employed with one year of graduation
of the class of 2021 was employed within one year of graduation
Please limit to two pages.
Please respond to the two prompts outlined below as they pertain to your goals. The responses should be typewritten, double-spaced, and limited to 1.5 pages for each prompt. The essays are very important to the Admission Committee’s deliberations, allowing them to assess your personal goals, your reasons for choosing advanced practice nursing as your career, your commitment to the profession of nursing, and your writing ability.
Official transcripts are preferred but not required upon application. If admitted, official transcripts will be required.
Official digital transcripts can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
All hard copy transcripts may be sent to the following mailing address:
Graduate Nursing Office
Maloney Hall - 2nd Floor
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
*If the last name on your transcript does not match the application name, please contact email@example.com after submitting the application.
Please submit a copy of your RN license
Based on the answers you provide in your application, you may need one or more of the following forms to complete your application: