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Nursing Schools in New York
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Health care may be one of the most diverse industries in the United States, in addition to being one of the largest. With the passing of the Affordable Care Act, health care has suddenly become a field that serves everyone in the United States. In a highly-populated state like New York, this means that millions of citizens need to be able to promptly access appropriate care. If you want to benefit from this field's sudden growth, keep reading to learn more about nursing programs in New York.

You can also request nursing program information from the New York nursing schools listed below.

Studying to become a nurse doesn't just mean working hard and building your own skills. Rather, it means becoming part of a thriving community that cares about your success. In New York, a large group of nurses recently moved to improve staffing levels in New York. This shows how much support you can look forward to as a nurse. In addition, it may mean a greater amount of job openings when you graduate.

There are quite a few settings in which LPNs and RNs can work. In New York, nursing homes are close to becoming the largest supplier of health care for aging patients. If you want to work with elderly patients, you may find what you're looking for in this setting.

RNs and LPNs can offer quite bit to patients and employers. In fact, Forbes recently listed nursing as one of the top 15 jobs for which you do not need a bachelor's degree.

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Nursing Education in New York

Nursing programs in New York tackle a wide variety of learning goals. You may develop a strong set of practical hands-on skills that allow you to understand a patient's diagnosis, provide necessary information to doctors and other medical professionals, and carry out instructions in a doctor's chosen care plan. Furthermore, you may learn how to interpret nursing research and put it to work in your clinical practice.

Throughout the duration of your education, you may find that your courses address one or more of these learning goals. Classes that are commonly required in nursing include Health Assessment & Promotion, Adult & Elder Nursing, Pathophysiology, Acute Care in Nursing, and Evidence-Based Clinical Practice. Clinical work is crucial in the world of nursing. Requirements vary between schools, but generally range from 500 to 600 hours.

Looking into scholarships and grants can help you save money on your expenses. The Edna A. Lauterbach Scholarship is available to LPN and RN students. The Nursing Students' Association of New York State funds numerous grants throughout the year. At the state government level, you may have the chance to apply for loan repayment programs and grants.

Whether you're studying to become an LPN or an RN, the licensure process is basically the same. The New York State Board of Nursing licenses aspiring LPNs and RNs when they pass the NCLEX-RN or the NCLEX-PN.

Outlook for Nursing in New York

If you want to become a licensed practical nurse, you may benefit from working in New York. Between 2012 and 2022, O*Net anticipates a 21% jump in LPN jobs. The average salary for a licensed practical nurse is $46,500 per year (BLS, 2015).

Similarly, registered nurses may have a great job outlook. O*Net hopes to see job openings swell by 13% by 2022. Registered nurses in New York claim an average salary of $78,950 per year (BLS, 2015).

Nursing can change your life and those of your patients. Find out more about local opportunities by contacting nursing schools in New York.

Some of the top employers of Registered Nurses in New York include The Mount Sinai Medical Center, Buffalo General Hospital, Erie County Medical Center, Montefiore Medical Center - Moses Division Hospital, and New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Nursing Degree Programs in New York


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MSN Programs from New York Schools

Listed below are all of the nationally accredited MSN programs with campus locations in New York.

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New York

Adelphi University (Garden City, NY)
Program Name: Adult Health Nurse Practitioner, Emergency Nursing/Disaster Management, MSN/MBA, Nursing Administration, Nursing Education
Accreditation: CCNE accredited
Albany Medical College (Albany, NY)
Program Name: Nurse Anesthesiology Program
Accreditation: AANA/CANAEP accredited
College of Mount Saint Vincent (Riverdale, NY)
Program Name: Adult Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Administration, Nursing Education
Accreditation: CCNE accredited
Columbia University (New York, NY)
Program Name: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Adult Nurse Practitioner, Adult/Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, MS/MBA, MS/MPH, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Anesthesia, Nurse Midwifery, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, Women’s Health with Adult Primary Care Oncology or Nurse Midwifery
Accreditation: CCNE accredited
CUNY-College of Staten Island (Staten Island, NY)
Program Name: Adult Health Nursing CNS, Adult Health Nursing CNS/NP, Gerontological Nursing CNS, Gerontological Nursing CNS/NP
Accreditation: ACEN accredited
CUNY-Hunter College (New York, NY)
Program Name: Adult Health - Clinical Nurse Leader, Community/Public Health Nursing, Gerontological/Adult Nurse Practitioner, Master's Program in Adult Health Nursing/Clinical Nurse Specialist, Nursing Administration/Public Administration, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Accreditation: CCNE accredited
CUNY-Lehman College (Bronx, NY)
Program Name: Adult Health Nursing CNS, Advanced Nursing CNS, Nursing of Older Adults CNS, Parent-Child Nursing CNS, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Accreditation: CCNE accredited
D'Youville College (Buffalo, NY)
Program Name: Choice of Clinical Focus, Clinical Nurse Specialist in Community Health, Family Nurse Practitioner
Accreditation: CCNE accredited
Daemen College (Amherst, NY)
Program Name: Adult Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Education, Nursing Executive Leadership, Palliative Care Nursing
Accreditation: ACEN accredited
Dominican College (Orangeburg, NY)
Program Name: Family Nurse Practitioner
Accreditation: CCNE accredited
Excelsior College (Albany, NY)
Program Name: Clinical Systems Management (online), Nursing Education (online), Nursing Informatics (online)
Accreditation: ACEN accredited
Kaplan University (New York, NY)
Program Name: MSN - Nurse Administrator (online), MSN - Nurse Informatics (online)
Accreditation: CCNE accredited
Keuka College (Keuka Park, NY)
Program Name: MS in Nursing
Le Moyne College (Syracuse, NY)
Program Name: Nurse Administrator, Nurse Educator
Accreditation: CCNE accredited
LIU Brooklyn (Brooklyn, NY)
Program Name: Adult Nurse Practitioner, Executive Program for Nursing and Health Care Management, Family Nurse Practitioner, Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, M.S. in Nurse Educator
Accreditation: CCNE accredited
LIU Post (Brookville, NY)
Program Name: Clinical Nurse Specialist, Family Nurse Practitioner
Accreditation: CCNE accredited
Mercy College (Dobbs Ferry, NY)
Program Name: Nursing Administration, Nursing Education (online)
Accreditation: CCNE accredited
Molloy College (Rockville Centre, NY)
Program Name: Adult Health, Adult NP, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Family NP, Nursing Administration, Nursing Education, Pediatric NP, Psychiatry NP
Accreditation: CCNE accredited
Mount Saint Mary College (Newburgh, NY)
Program Name: Adult Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner
Accreditation: CCNE accredited
New York University (New York, NY)
Program Name: Adult NP/Holistic NP, Adult/Palliative Care NP, Advanced Practice Nursing: Adult Acute Care NP, Advanced Practice Nursing: Adult Geriatrics NP, Advanced Practice Nursing: Adult Primary Care NP, Advanced Practice Nursing: Adult Primary Care/Geriatrics NP, Advanced Practice Nursing: Mental Health NP, Advanced Practice Nursing: Pediatrics NP, MS/MS, MSN/MPH - Nurse-Midwifery, Nursing Administration, Nursing Education, Nursing Informatics
Accreditation: CCNE accredited
Pace University (Pleasantville, NY)
Program Name: Family Nurse Practitioner, MA in Nursing Education (online)
Accreditation: CCNE accredited
Roberts Wesleyan College (Rochester, NY)
Program Name: Nursing Education, Nursing Leadership & Administration
Accreditation: CCNE accredited
Saint Joseph's College-New York (Brooklyn, NY)
Program Name: Clinical Nurse Specialist in Adult Health, Nursing Education
Accreditation: ACEN accredited
St. John Fisher College (Rochester, NY)
Program Name: Adult/Gerontology CNS, Family Nurse Practitioner, Maternal-Child CNS, Nurse Educator
Accreditation: CCNE accredited
State University of New York Downstate Medical Center (Brooklyn, NY)
Program Name: Clinical Nurse Specialist (Adult Track), Clinical Nurse Specialist (High Risk Mother and Infant Track), Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Anesthesia, Nurse Midwifery
Accreditation: CCNE accredited
Stony Brook University (Stony Brook, NY)
Program Name: Adult Health Practitioner (Primary / Acute Care), Family NP/CNS (online), Neonatal NP/CNS (online), Nurse Midwifery (online), Pediatric NP/CNS (online), Perinatal/Women's Health NP/CNS (online), Psychiatric/Mental Health NP/CNS (online)
Accreditation: CCNE accredited
SUNY-Binghamton (Binghamton, NY)
Program Name: Community Health Nursing - Clinical Nurse Specialist, Community Health Nursing - Nurse Administrator, Community Health Nursing - Nurse Educator, Community Health Nursing - Nurse Practitioner, Family Nursing - Clinical Nurse Specialist, Family Nursing - Nurse Administrator, Family Nursing - Nurse Educator, Family Nursing - Nurse Practitioner, Gerontological Health Nursing - Nurse Administrator, Gerontological Nursing - Clinical Nurse Specialist, Gerontological Nursing - Nurse Educator, Gerontological Nursing - Nurse Practitioner
Accreditation: CCNE accredited
SUNY-Institute of Technology at Utica-Rome (Utica, NY)
Program Name: Adult Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Gerontological Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Administration, Nursing Education (online)
Accreditation: CCNE accredited
SUNY-Upstate Medical University (Syracuse, NY)
Program Name: Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS), Nurse Practitioner: Child & Family Track (PNP & FNP), Nurse Practitioner: Family Psychiatric Track (FPMHMP)
Accreditation: CCNE accredited
The College of New Rochelle (New Rochelle, NY)
Program Name: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, CNS in Holistic Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner, Master of Science in Nursing - Clinical Nurse Specialist in Holistic Nursing, Nursing & Health Care Management, Nursing Education
Accreditation: CCNE accredited
The Sage Colleges (Troy, NY)
Program Name: Adult Health (NP or CNS), Community Health (CNS CLS Educator or Administrator), Family Nurse Practitioner, Gerontological Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing (NP CNS NP/CNS Educator or Administrator)
Accreditation: CCNE accredited
University at Buffalo - SUNY (Buffalo, NY)
Program Name: Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist, Adult Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Anesthetist, Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Accreditation: CCNE accredited
University of Rochester (Rochester, NY)
Program Name: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (Cardiovascular or Critical Care), Adult Nurse Practitioner, Care of Children and Families/Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Care of Children and Families/Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with Pediatric Behavioral Health Specialization, Care of Children and Families/Pediatric Nurse Practitioner/Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Nurse Leader, Family Nurse Practitioner, Health Promotion Education & Technology, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Adult/Family, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Child/Adolescent
Accreditation: CCNE accredited
Wagner College (Staten Island, NY)
Program Name: Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Educator
Accreditation: ACEN accredited

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