DNP & PhD Programs in New York

Overview of DNP & PhD programs in New York

If you have long worked as a registered nurse or an advanced practice nurse in New York and are looking to move up the career ladder, then a DNP degree is next in line. At the time of writing this page, there were a total of 12 doctoral nursing programs in New York and here are three of them –

Columbia University

This university offers the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree program to the most competent individuals. The curriculum prepares advanced practice nurses with the skills needed in providing expert care to varying populations. This is a post-Master's program that requires 40 credit hours. It is accredited by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education or CCNE.

Daemen College

The accredited DNP curriculum is a 36-credit hour post-master’s program. A master’s degree holder from a CCNE or NLNAC accredited nursing program is the right candidate for this sort of program.

New York University

NYU’s College of Nursing also offers the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree program. It is specifically designed to prepare nursing leaders and can be accomplished in 40 credit hours. This is taught using the executive format which means you can continue working as an APN. Three years of part-time study should let you accomplish this program.

NYU’s current DNP program stages the way for post-Master’s degree holders. If you are currently working in any of the following specialty roles, then you are qualified to apply for the DNP program – Geriatric, Family, Pediatric, Psychiatric or mental health, Adult acute care, Adult primary care (holistic, palliative care or geriatrics), and Nurse-midwifery .

Adelphi University

Adelphi University


South Ave
Garden City, NY 11530
(516) 877-3000

Columbia University - New York

Columbia University - New York


West 116 St and Broadway
New York, NY 10027
(212) 854-1754

Daemen College

Daemen College


4380 Main St
Amherst, NY 14226
(716) 839-3600

CUNY Hunter College

CUNY Hunter College


695 Park Ave
New York, NY 10065
(212) 772-4000

Molloy College

Molloy College


1000 Hempstead Ave
Rockville Centre, NY 11571
(516) 678-5000

Pace University - New York

Pace University - New York

Hybrid Part-time
1 Pace Plaza
New York, NY 10038
(212) 346-1200

Saint John Fisher College

Saint John Fisher College


3690 East Ave
Rochester, NY 14618
(585) 385-8000

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook University


100 Nicolls Road
Stony Brook, NY 11794
(631) 632-6000

Teachers College at Columbia University

Teachers College at Columbia University


525 W 120th St
New York, NY 10027
(212) 678-3000

The Sage Colleges

The Sage Colleges


65 1st Street
Troy, NY 12180
(518) 244-2000

University at Buffalo

University at Buffalo


3435 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14214
(716) 645-2000

University of Rochester

University of Rochester


203 Wallis Hall
Rochester, NY 14627
(888) 822-2256