Grow your nursing profession

Prepare for expanded nursing roles and the opportunity to make a deeper impact in patient wellbeing and overall health.

Duration: as few as 18 months

Credit Hours: 35

Tuition: $15,750

Duration: as few as 18 months

Credit Hours: 35

Tuition: $15,750

16 Years in a Row

Worcester State is the only Massachusetts state university to have been ranked among the "Best Northeastern Colleges" by The Princeton Review for 16 consecutive years, 2005-2020.

Top Value

Money magazine recognized Worcester State as one of the best in the U.S. for educational quality, affordability, and alumni success in 2017, 2018 and 2019.

Ranked No. 34

Worcester State is ranked No. 34 among the "Top Public Schools, Regional Universities North" by U.S. News & World Report (2019).

The master's degree programs in nursing at Worcester State University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

Why earn your nursing degree online at Worcester State?

  • Access your coursework anywhere, anytime
  • Earn your graduate degree in a year and a half
  • Learn from experienced nursing faculty and staff
  • Benefit from our CCNE accreditation
  • Pay our affordable program tuition one course at a time

About the Nursing Department


For more than 38 years, the Dr. Lillian R. Goodman Nursing Department at Worcester State University has been educating students and professional nurses to improve the health of individuals, families, and communities throughout Massachusetts and around the world. Our rigorous academic programs prepare you for evidence-based nursing practice with a growing focus on multidisciplinary care and the nurse’s role as leader and manager of the client’s health care.

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