The University of New Hampshire’s College of Health and Human Services graduate programs in occupational therapy, social work, and nursing (Master's and Doctor of Nursing Practice) have been ranked among the top 100 in the country, according to U.S. News and World Report (USNWR) Best Graduate Schools report.

“We are delighted to receive recognition for our graduate programs in nursing and allied health professions. At UNH, our nationally-recognized faculty support our students in becoming the clinical leaders they aspire to be,” says CHHS Dean Kirsten Corazzini. “Our rankings reflect our commitment to inclusive academic excellence, and our students’ exceptional career trajectories.”

The rankings are as follows:  CHHS's graduate occupational therapy program is ranked No. 41; the master of social work (MSW) program is ranked No. 95; the nursing master's program is ranked No. 56- and 6th in New England, and the doctor of nursing practice (DNP) is ranked at No. 91- and 9th in New England.

Among the recognized programs:

The UNH Graduate Occupational Therapy Program continues to build on its 75-year history of success with innovative classroom and clinical learning experiences in cutting-edge settings that lead students to highly successful careers.

Our Graduate Nursing Programs include Master’s in Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree options, with small class sizes, cutting-edge simulation technology, and online options to support working professionals and advance careers in high-demand fields.

UNH’s Master of Social Work program offers full-time (two-year, advanced standing), part-time, and online options. Curricular options include the nation’s only Dual Degree Outdoor Education program, as well as graduate certificates in child welfare, substance use disorders, and disabilities.

Collectively, our continued rise in rankings represents our deep commitment to academic excellence to prepare and nurture the next generation of clinical leaders across our health care and human services fields.  We are grateful to our faculty and staff who support and inspire generations of health and human service practitioners locally and globally.