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Nursing Practice Schools in Massachusetts

In 2021-2022, 369 students earned their Nursing Practice degrees in MA.

In terms of popularity, Nursing Practice is the 4th most popular major in the state out of a total 16 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Nursing Practice Majors in Massachusetts

Nursing Practice majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 186
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 176
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 176
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 176
Master’s Degree 5
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2
Post-Master’s Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

In Massachusetts, a nursing practice major is more popular with women than with men.

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Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of nursing practice majors in Massachusetts is as follows:

  • Asian: 8.9%
  • Black or African American: 11.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.1%
  • White: 63.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 7.9%
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Jobs for Nursing Practice Grads in Massachusetts

In this state, there are 102,210 people employed in jobs related to a nursing practice degree, compared to 3,504,280 nationwide.

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Wages for Nursing Practice Jobs in Massachusetts

In this state, nursing practice grads earn an average of $122,740. Nationwide, they make an average of $110,030.

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There are 9 colleges in Massachusetts that offer nursing practice degrees. Learn about the most popular 9 below:

183 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,339 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 0.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 80%.

54 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
32,045 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.11 years. A typical student attending UMass Amherst will pay a net price of $16,197. The full-time teacher rate is 80%.

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,292 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 46%.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
5,984 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. An average student at Simmons will pay a net price of $18,046. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $55,764 a year.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
7,717 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.70%. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $20,910.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
6,674 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,324. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
17,597 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $14,071. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $59,876 after graduation.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
15,637 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $17,817. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. 95% of students get financical aid.

#8

Elms College

Chicopee
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
1,379 Total Students

The average student takes 4.13 years to complete their degree at Elms College. This private school has an average net price of $21,655. The full-time teacher rate is 26%.

Nursing Practice Careers in MA

Some of the careers nursing practice majors go into include:

Job Title MA Job Growth MA Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 28% $119,420
Medical and Health Services Managers 16% $113,690
Registered Nurses 13% $86,860

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to nursing practice.

Major Annual Graduates in MA
Registered Nursing 4,729
Family Practice Nursing 641
Nursing Science 386
Nursing Research & Other 277
Adult Health Nursing 75
Nursing Administration 52
Mental Health Nursing 30
Clinical Nurse Specialist 28

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