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Nurse Practitioner Education Requirements in New York State

To become a licensed Nurse Practitioner in the state of New York, you must fulfill several requirements. The criteria listed below comes directly from the New York State Education Department.

  • You must be licensed as a professional registered nurse (RN) in New York State

  • You must satisfy the educational requirements to become certified. In order to do this, you must complete a Master's in Nursing for Nurse Practitioners Program that is registered by the New York State Education Department as a qualifying program. If your program is not registered by the state, you can still meet the education criteria by providing documentation to the board that the program you graduated from was designed to prepare you to practice a a nurse practitioner. In doing so, it can be deemed as equivalent to those that are registered by the state. You may contact the New York State Nurses Association at www.nysa.org to learn more about what type of documentation you may need.

  • To become certified as a nurse practitioner in New York, you need to complete at least 3 semester hours in pharmacology. Coursework must include instruction on drug management in patients and instruction on the state laws and regulations in regards to documenting and prescribing medications.

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If you are already a licensed Nurse Practitioner in another state, you will be eligible to practice in New York if you are certified as a nurse practitioner by any one of the following national organizations:

  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • Pediatric Nursing Certification Board
  • American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • National Certification Corporation
  • Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation

In addition, you may still need to complete the pharmacotherapeutics requirement in some form if the courses you previously took didn't include instruction of New York laws and regulations in regards to documenting and prescribing medications.

Nurse Practitioner Salaries in New York

The salary for a Nurse Practitioner in New York can vary widely depending upon your experience, location, employer, specialization, etc. According to salary.com, the salary range for nurse practitioners in New York can fall between $80,000 to $120,000 per year.

Featured Online Nurse Practitioner Programs Offered in New York

Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies - Online

The Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies Graduate nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME) accredits the certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs. These programs are enrolling now. Request information today.

Programs Offered Online: MSN - (Specializations: Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Midwifery/Women's Health Nurse Practitioner)

  • Click Here to request information from Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies.

Kaplan University

The Master's in Nursing online programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Programs Offered: RN to BSN, RN to MS in Nursing, MS in Nursing - (Tracks: Adult Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Administrator, Nurse Educator, Nurse Informatics), Graduate Certificate - (Tracks: Adult Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Administrator, Nurse Educator, Nurse Informatics)

  • Click Here to request information about the Kaplan University Nursing Programs.

Maryville University

Maryville University - St. Louis offers two CCNE accredited online MSN Nurse Practitioner Programs: Family Nurse Practitioner and Adult Geriatric Nurse Practitioner.

Programs Offered Online: MSN - (Family Nurse Practitioner -FNP, Adult Geriatric Nurse Practitioner - AGNP)

  • Click Here for information about the Maryville University Online MSN programs.

University of Cincinnati - College of Nursing

The University of Cincinnati - College of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The MSN - Nurse Midwifery online program is accredited by the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM).

Programs Offered Online: MSN - (Specializations: Women's Health Nurse Practitioner, Adult Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist, Nurse Midwifery, Clinical Nurse Specialist - Nurse Educator)

  • Click Here for information about the University of Cincinnati Online MSN programs.

Frontier Nursing University - Distance Education

The Frontier Nursing University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of College and Schools. They offer online MSN Programs with post masters certificates in the following areas: Certified Nurse Midwifery (accredited by ACME), Women's Health Care Nurse Practitioner (accredited by the NLNAC). FSMFN also offers an online DNP program accredited by the AACN.

Programs Offered: Online ADN - MSN (Tracks: Nurse Midwifery) , Online MSN - (Tracks: Nurse Midwifery), DNP (Online)

  • Click Here for more information about the Frontier Nursing University distance education programs.

Graceland University - School of Nursing

The RN-BSN, RN to BSN/MSN and MSN programs are CCNE and NLNAC accredited. RN to BSN and RN to BSN/MSN program Practicums can be completed in the student's community.

Online Programs Offered: RN to BSN, RN to BSN/MSN and MSN - (Specializations: Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Educator), Post-Graduate Certificate (Specializations: Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Education), Doctor of Nursing Practice DNP (Online)

  • Click Here to request information from Graceland University.

Regis University - Loretto Height School of Nursing

The Regis University School of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Programs Offered: RN to BSN, RN to MS in Nursing (Tracks: Leadership in Health Care Systems - Management or Education), Online DNP - (Tracks: Advanced Practice Nursing, Advanced Leadership in Health Care)

  • Click Here to request information about the Online DNP program.

Philadelphia University - Distance Education

The Midwifery Institute is accredited by the American Commission for Midwifery Education.

Programs Offered: MS Completion Program - Midwifery, MS in Disaster Medicine and Management, MS - Midwifery.

  • Click Here for information about the Philadelphia University's Online Master's in Disaster Medicine & Management Program.
  • Click Here for information about the Online MS - Midwifery Programs.

Additional Nurse Practitioner Programs Approved by the New York State Board Education Based in NY

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Binghamton University - SUNY Decker School of Nursing

Located in Binghamton, NY, the Binghamton University - SUNY Decker School of Nursing undergraduate and graduate nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Programs Offered: BSN, Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing, RN to BSN, MSN - (Tracks: Nurse Educator, Nurse Administrator, Nurse Practitioner - Community Health Nursing, Family Nursing, Gerontological Nursing, Psychiatric Mental Health Programs, Clinical Nurse Specialist - Same specialization options as the NP), Post-Master's Certificate, PhD

  • Click Here for more information about the Binghamton University Nursing programs.
Columbia University

Columbia University School of Nursing - New York

All Nursing programs offered at the Columbia University School of Nursing are accredited by the Collegiate Commission of Nursing Education (CCNE) and the New York State Education Department.

Programs Offered: BSN, Accelerated BS/MS, MSN - (Specializations: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Adult Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Anesthesia, Nurse Midwifery, Oncology Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Women's Health Nurse Practitioner), University Statutory Certificate for Nurses with an NP and a Master's who want additional specialization, MS Completion, MSN/MBA, MSN/MPH, DNP, PhD

  • Click Here to request information about the Columbia University programs.
D'Youville College

D'Youville College - Buffalo

All Nursing programs offered by D'Youville College are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and registered by the New York State Education Department.

Programs Offered: BSN, BSN/MS, RN to BSN, RN to BSN/MS, MSN, MS - Family Nurse Practitioner, MS - Community Health, Post-Master's Certificate - Family Nurse Practitioner, Post-Graduate Certificate - Family Nurse Practitioner & Nursing and Health Related Professions

  • Click Here to request information from D'Youville College.

D'Youville College, 320 Porter Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14201-1084

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University at Buffalo School of Nursing

The Baccalaureate nursing programs and the Master's nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Programs Offered: Bachelor of Science in Nursing - BS, Second Degree Accelerated BS, MS - (MSN Tracks: Adult/Medical-Surgical CNS, Adult Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Maternal and Women's Health Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Anesthetist), Post-Master's Certificates - (Tracks: Adult Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Maternal and Women's Health Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner), Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing

  • Click Here for more information about the University at Buffalo School of Nursing programs.

University at Buffalo School of Nursing, 1040 Kimball Tower, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214-3079

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University of Rochester School of Nursing

The Baccalaureate nursing programs and the Master's nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Programs Offered: Part-Time BSN, Accelerated BSN (for Second Degree Students), Part-Time MSN, Accelerated MSN (for Second Degree students), RN to MSN, MSN - (Tracks: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Adult Nurse Practitioner, Adult Nurse Practitioner/Geriatric 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), Family Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Adult/Family), PhD, DNP

  • Click Here for more information about the University of Rochester School of Nursing programs.
  • University of Rochester School of Nursing, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box SON, Rochester, NY 14642

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    Columbia University - School of Nursing

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