Master's Nursing Degree Programs in New York

There are 38 schools with campuses in NYS that offer a master's in nursing and at least 10 or more schools that offer their master's nursing programs to residents of New York state. This is good news for the baccalaureate educated nurse who would like to pursue higher education and advanced nursing roles. The programs offered in New York are listed below along with accreditation and contact information. Request information from the MSN programs that fit your strengths as well as your personal and professional goals.

In General, an master's nursing program will take 18 to 26 months though some can be completed in as little as 16 months. The programs expand on the baccalaureate education to build toward a specialization in one field of nursing. Specialization tracks offered in New York range from nurse anesthesia and nurse practitioner to nurse educator and nursing informatics. With all the programs offered in New York there will be one that fits your strengths and goals.

In development are a number of incentives that will benefits those nurses pursuing a master's level education in New York. Senator Kirsten Gillibrands recently proposed her plan to help alleviate or eliminate the nursing shortage in New York and includes a plan to offer 100% loan repayment for those nurses that choose to enter nursing faculty roles. She also proposed incentives for those nurse practitioners that choose to work in under served areas of the state. This is positive and promising news for registered nurses deciding on an MSN program. The job outlook appears to be very strong for all nurses in New York and very favorable for those with a master's in nursing degree.

These great opportunities in advanced nursing roles also offer healthy salaries. According to the Advance for Nurses 2009 Salary Survey, registered nurses working in New York state holding a master's degree in nursing made a mean hourly salary of $46.12. Typical master's educated nursing positions such as Nursing Administrators made $45.25 an hour, Advanced Practice Nurses made $46.17 an hour and nurses in academics or faculty roles made $44.67 an hour. The hourly salaries for these positions also comes from the Advance for Nurses 2009 Salary Survey. You might be interested in reading about the nurse practitioner programs offered in New York.

Online MSN Programs Offered in New York State

Learn more about the programs offered in New York State including admissions requirements, application materials and cost by requesting information from the schools listed below.

Schools Based in New York State that Offer an MSN Program

SUNY: Binghampton - Decker School of Nursing

Programs Offered: MSN - (Tracks: Community Health in Primary Care NP, Family Nursing, Gerontological Nursing, Nursing Education, Community Health Nursing)

  • P.O. Box 6000 Binghamton, NY 13901, PH: 607-777-2311

Le Moyne College

Programs Offered: MSN - (Tracks: Nurse Educator, Nurse Administrator)

  • Le Moyne College, 1419 Salt Springs Road, Syracuse, NY 13214, PH: 515-445-5436

SUNY Health Science Center

Programs Offered: MSN - (Tracks: Adult NP, Child NP, Family NP, Gerontological NP, Adult Health, Child Health, Family Health, Gerontology)

  • SUNY Health Science Center - Syracuse, 750 East Adams St., Syracuse, NY 13210, PH: 315-464-4277

Roberts Wesleyan College

Programs Offered: MSN - (Tracks: Nursing Education Nursing Leadership and Administration)

  • Roberts Wesleyan College, 2301 Westside Drive, Rochester, NY 14624, PH: 585-594-6330

St. John Fisher College

Programs Offered: MSN - (Tracks: Nursing Education, Primary Health Care of Families)

  • St. John Fisher College, 3690 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618, PH: 585-385-8241

University of Rochester

Programs Offered: MSN - (Tracks: Care of Children and Families - Pediatric NP, Family NP, Gerontological NP, Psychiatric/Mental Health NP, Neonatal NP, Acute Care NP, Women's Health Care NP, Adult NP)

  • University of Rochester, 601 Elmwood Ave., P.O. Box SON Rochester, NY 14642, PH: 585-275-0535

SUNY Brockport

Programs Offered: MSN - (Tracks: Family Nurse Practitioner)

  • SUNY Brockport, 350 New Campus Drive, Brockport, NY 14420, PH: 716-395-2355

Adelphi University

Programs Offered: MSN - (Tracks: Adult NP, Parent-Child NP, Nursing Service Administration, Adult NP, Emergency Nursing/Emergency Management, Family NP)

  • Adelphi University, P.O. Box 701, Garden City, NY 11530, PH: 516-877-4510

Long Island University

Programs Offered: MSN - (Tracks: Family Nurse Practitioner, Advanced Practice Nursing, Nursing Education)

  • Long Island University - C.W. Post Campus, Northern Boulevard Pell Hall, Rm. 270, Brookville, NY 11548, PH: 516-299-2320

Molloy College

Programs Offered: MSN - (Tracks: Nursing Administration, Nursing Admin. w/Informatics, Nursing Education, Adult Health, Adult Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner)

  • Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Avenue Rockville Centre, NY 11570, PH: 516-678-5000

SUNY at Stony Brook

Programs Offered: MSN - (Tracks: Adult Health (Acute, Primary and Critical Care), Mental Health/Psychiatric Nursing, Gerontological Nursing, Child Health, Neonatal Nursing, Nurse Midwifery, Family Nurse Practitioner)

  • SUNY at Stony Brook, Health Sciences Ctr., Stony Brook, NY 11790, 516-444-3200

CUNY Herbert H. Lehman College

Programs Offered: MSN - (Tracks: Adult Health, Parent-Child Nursing, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Nursing of Older Adults, Nursing Education, Nursing Administration)

  • CUNY Herbert H. Lehman College, Bedford Park Blvd. West Bronx, NY 10468, PH: 718-960-8213

Hunter- Bellevue School of Nursing

Programs Offered: MSN - (Tracks: Community Health Nursing, Medical-Surgical, Psychiatric Nursing, Occupational Health, Gerontological NP, Maternal-Child Nursing, Nursing Administration, Pediatric NP, Community Health Nursing/Community Health Education, Adult NP, Psychiatric-Mental Health NP)

  • Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing, 425 East 25th St., New York, NY 10010, PH: 212-481-7598

College of Mount St. Vincent

Programs Offered: MSN - (Tracks: Adult Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Administration, Case Management, Nursing Education, Nursing of the Adult & Aged, Family Nurse Practitioner)

  • College of Mount St. Vincent, 6301 Riverdale Avenue, Riverdale, NY 10471, 718-405-3200

Columbia University

Programs Offered: MSN - (Tracks: Adult Nurse Practitioner, Critical Care Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner, Women's Health Care, Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Midwifery, Nurse Anesthesia, Oncology Nursing, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Informatics, Advanced Clinical Management, Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner)

  • Columbia University, 630 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, PH: 212-305-3582

Long Island University

Programs Offered: MSN - (Tracks: Adult Nurse Practitioner, Executive Program for Nursing & Health Care Management, Education for Nurses, Family NP, Geriatric NP)

  • Long Island University, 1 University Plaza Brooklyn, NY 11201, PH: 718-488-1059

New York University

Programs Offered: MSN - (Tracks: Nursing Education, Pediatrics NP, Geriatrics NP, Adult Acute Care NP, Midwifery, Mental Health NP, Adult Primary Care/Geriatrics NP, Holistic Nursing, Palliative Care, Nursing Informatics, Pediatrics/Children w/Special Needs, Home Health Nursing, Nursing Administration)

  • New York University, 246 Greene Street New York, NY 10003, PH: 212-998-5300

Pace University

Programs Offered: MSN - (Tracks: Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Case Management, Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, Nursing Administration, Family Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Administration/Management, Adult Nursing, Collaborative Nursing Information, Womens Health, Nursing Leadership)

  • Pace University, 1 Pace Plaza, New York, NY 10038, PH: 212-346-1200

SUNY Health Sciences Center - Brooklyn

Programs Offered: MSN - (Tracks: Midwifery, Women's Health Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Midwifery, Nurse Anesthesia, Family Nurse Practitioner)

  • SUNY Health Science Center - Brooklyn, 450 Clarkson Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11203, PH: 718-270-7600

Teachers College, Columbia University

Programs Offered: MSN - (Tracks: Nurse Executive, Nursing Education Professorial)

  • Teachers College, Columbia University - Dept. of Organization & Leadership, 525 West 120th St. Box 167, New York, NY 10027, PH: 212-678-3916

College of Staten Island

Programs Offered: MSN - (Tracks: Gerontological Nursing, Nursing Education, Adult Health Nursing)

  • College of Staten Island, 2800 Victory Blvd., Staten Island, NY 10314, PH: 718-982-3810

Wagner College

Programs Offered: MSN - (Tracks: Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Administrator, Nurse Education, Health Care Leadership & Management)

  • Wagner College, One Campus Road, Campus Hall, Staten Island, NY 10301, PH: 718-390-3436

College of New Rochelle

Programs Offered: MSN - (Tracks: HIV/AIDS Nursing, Holistic Nursing, Nursing Administration, Acute Care Adult NP, Family NP, Nursing Education, Nursing Health Care Management, Palliative Care)

  • College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY 10805, PH: 914-632-5300 ext. 440

Mercy College

Programs Offered: MSN - (Tracks: Adult Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Administration, Nursing Education, Family Clinical Specialty)

  • Mercy College, 555 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522, PH: 800-637-2969

Mount Saint Mary College

Programs Offered: MSN - (Tracks: Adult Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Education, Nurse Management)

  • Mount Saint Mary College, 330 Powell Avenue Newburgh, NY 12550, PH: 845-561-0800 ext. 137

Dominican College

Programs Offered: MSN - (Tracks: Family Nurse Practitioner)

  • Dominican College, 470 Western Highway, Orangeburg, NY 10967, PH: 845-359-7800 ext. 283

Pace University

Programs Offered: MSN - (Tracks: Adult Nursing, Psychiatric-Mental Health, Nursing Administration, Family Primary Care, Case Management, Collaborative Nursing Informatics, Nursing Educaion, Women's Health NP, Parent Child Nursing, Nursing Leadership, Nursing Administration)

  • Pace University, 861 Bedford Road Pleasantville, NY 10570, PH: 914-773-3341

SUNY College of New Paltz

Programs Offered: MSN - (Tracks: Adult Health Nursing)

  • SUNY College of New Paltz, 1 Hawk Drive, New Paltz, NY 12561, PH: 845-257-2922

Albany Medical College

Programs Offered: MSN - (Tracks: Nurse Anesthesiology)

  • Albany Medical College, 47 New Scotland Ave., Albany, NY 12208, PH: 518-262-4303

The Sage Colleges

Programs Offered: MSN - (Tracks: Community Health, Medical-Surgical, Parent-Child, Psychiatric-Mental Health, Family Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Education, Adult Health, Gerontological Nursing)

  • The Sage Colleges, 45 Ferry Street, Troy, NY 12180, PH: 518-244-2000

SUNY Institute of Technology at Utica/Rome

Programs Offered: MSN - (Tracks: Nursing Administration, Adult Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner, Gerontological NP, Nursing Education)

  • SUNY Institute of Technology at Utica/Rome, P.O. Box 3050, Utica, NY 13504-3050, PH: 315-792-7295

Daemen College

Programs Offered: MSN - (Tracks: Adult Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Education, Nursing Executive Leadership, Palliative Care Nursing)

  • Daemen College, 4380 Main Street, Amherst, NY 14226, PH: 716-839-3600 ext. 387

D'Youville College

Programs Offered: MSN - (Tracks: Community Health Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner, Nursing and Health Related, Professional Education)

  • D'Youville College, 585 Prospect Ave., Buffalo, NY 14213, PH: 716-881-7613

SUNY at Buffalo

Programs Offered: MSN - (Tracks: Child Health, Psychiatric-Mental Health, Nurse Anesthesia, Adult Health NP, Geriatric Care NP, Maternal & Women's Health NP, Family NP, Neonatal NP, Nursing Administration, Case Management, Nursing Education, Acute Care NP)

  • State University of New York at Buffalo, Stockton Kimball Tower, Rm. 1010, 3435 Main St., Bldg. 37, Buffalo, NY 14214, PH: 716-829-3314

Nazareth College

Programs Offered: MSN - (Tracks: Gerontological NP, Nursing Education)

  • Nazareth College, 4245 East Avenue Rochester, NY 14618-3790, PH: 585-586-2525 ext. 595

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