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Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program is available to nurses with a baccalaureate or master's degree in nursing. The program includes four tracks:

  • Adult/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner DNP
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner DNP
  • Family Nurse Practitioner DNP (Not currently accepting new applications)
  • Community/Public Health Nursing DNP

The DNP program accepts post-baccalaureate and post-master's students. Students may enroll for full-time or part-time study. The program require 90 post-baccaluareate credits and 1000 post-baccaluareate clinical hours. Qualified applicants with a Master's degree in nursing may be admitted with advanced standing.

Please see DNP information sheet (link below) for additional information, including information on admission criteria.


For additional information please contact the DNP coordinator, Dr. Caroline Hewitt, DNS, RN, WHNP-BC, ANP-BC at 212-481-4420 or email her at