Binghamton University (S.U.N.Y.)

Decker School of Nursing

Nursing - MS


PO Box 6000

Binghamton, NY 13902

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

Specializations include: community health nursing, family nursing, gerontological nursing, or psychiatric mental health nursing. The master of science programs in nursing are organized into a four-semester sequence of courses totaling 48 credits. The curriculum has five components: core, clinical specialization, role development, supporting courses and electives. Core courses taken by all students in the program address nursing theory, advanced health assessment, nursing research, professional issues and the healthcare delivery system. The clinical courses prepare nurses for family nursing, community health nursing, psychiatric mental health or gerontological nursing. The role courses address socialization and implementation of the role of nurse practitioner, clinical nurse specialist, nurse educator, or nurse administrator. Supporting courses (Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology, Advanced Pharmacology and Epidemiology) are required by specific programs of study. The courses in the first semester provide the foundation for courses in the subsequent semesters.


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).

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize Suburb

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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