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Christopher Cleary

SCHOOL OF Nursing and Health Professions

Christopher Cleary, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Assistant Professor of Nursing


Advanced Practice Nursing




Dr. Cleary is an alumnus of University of Massachusetts Global and a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. He started his nursing career after receiving his Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Azusa Pacific University in 2006. Dr. Cleary has enjoyed working in a range of areas including pediatric oncology, case management, quality, and risk management along with being a clinical manager. He returned to school and graduated from the University of Massachusetts Global in 2017 with his Doctorate of Nursing Practice. Dr. Cleary is also certified in psychotherapeutic modalities such as CBT-I and Accelerated Resolution Therapy. He is a lifelong learner who considers collaboration at the heart of his professional relationships. Dr. Cleary started teaching in 2018 as an adjunct faculty member.


  • Advanced Practice Nursing

Scholarly Activities

Scholarly activities


Dissertation “Effect of Intervention on Care Coordination between Primary Care and Behavioral Health”


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