UMass Lowell students currently matriculated in the Master of Science program in nursing may apply for admission to the Master’s (MS) to Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) Fast Track Program. Requirements include:
For the latest course information and more please consult the UMass Lowell Graduate Academic Catalog.
The DNP portion of the program is 33 credits, and both full time and part time degree pathways are available. After completing all MS courses, the MS degree will be awarded and graduates will be eligible to sit for the national boards.
View the Degree Pathway (pdf).
For a graduate program application, visit Graduate Admissions.
You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view any pdf files. It can be download for free from the Adobe website.
Susan Parker, DNP, APRN, GNP-BC, ACHPN DNP
Program Coordinator and Lecturer
Note: Courses that were taken as part of the UMass Lowell Fast Track BS to MS program, while at the baccalaureate level, cannot be counted as a course for UMass Lowell Fast Track MS to DNP program.