DNP & PhD Programs in New York

Adelphi University
Garden City, NY


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Daemen College
Amherst, NY


Molloy College
Rockville Centre, NY


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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 .