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 .

There are 14 nursing schools in New York that provide DNP & PhD program. We gathered some key information about each school to help you learn more about the schools' characteristics and the programs they provide.

Where applicable we also list weighted average NCLEX pass rate of the students who attended the schools in the last 3 years.

Adelphi University
Garden City, NY

Programs offered
  • DNP
  • PhD

College of Staten Island CUNY
Staten Island, NY

Programs offered
  • DNP

Columbia University in the City of New York
New York, NY

Programs offered
  • DNP
  • BSN to DNP
  • PhD

CUNY Graduate School and University Center
New York, NY

Programs offered
  • DNP

CUNY Hunter College
New York, NY

Programs offered
  • DNP
  • PhD

Daemen College
Amherst, NY

Programs offered
  • DNP

Molloy College
Rockville Centre, NY

Programs offered
  • DNP
  • PhD

Pace University-New York
New York, NY

Programs offered
  • DNP

Saint John Fisher College
Rochester, NY

Programs offered
  • DNP

Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY

Programs offered
  • DNP

Teachers College at Columbia University
New York, NY

Programs offered
  • DNP
  • PhD

The Sage Colleges
Troy, NY

Programs offered
  • DNP
  • PhD

University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY

Programs offered
  • DNP
  • PhD

University of Rochester
Rochester, NY

Programs offered
  • DNP
  • BSN to DNP
  • PhD
  • BSN to PhD