Graduates of the program in community health nursing are committed to aiding community members to achieve optimal health as a means of improving life. Graduates are able to assess and diagnose actual and potential health problems of the community and work with individuals, families, groups and communities to improve and maintain health. Students may select functional role preparation as a primary care nurse practitioner, nurse educator, clinical nurse specialist or nurse administrator. Nurses who have a master of science degree in nursing may enroll in the post-masters community health primary care nurse practitioner certificate program.
Binghamton University - SUNY is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The undergraduate and graduate nursing programs in the Decker School of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).