24 months
23100 USD/year
23100 USD/year
11310 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The master's degree program in Community Health Nursing, doctor of nursing practice programs and post-graduate APRN certificate programs at Binghamton University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.


In at Binghamton University's Master of Science (MS) program in Community Health Nursing, students select the functional role of nurse educator or nurse practitioner. Dual roles are also available for additional credit.

Internships, research opportunities and more

Decker College's Innovative Simulation and Practice Center, accredited by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare, provides advanced-practice graduate nursing students with regularly scheduled clinical activities to assess and manage common healthcare disorders through the use of standardized patients. Decker's Kresge Center for Nursing Research provides PhD students with opportunities for hands-on learning during all phases of the research process under the supervision of nursing scientists.

After You Graduate

Decker boasts high employment rates for our graduates, with many alumni taking positions in healthcare agencies such as Albany Medical Center, Lenox Hill Hospital, Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital/Ascension, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Mount Sinai Hospital, Stony Brook University Hospital, SUNY Upstate Medical University, United Health Services (UHS) and University of Rochester Medical Center. Recent DNP graduates have continued at government and educational institutions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Concepts in Health Assessment for Nurses in Advanced Clinical Practice  
  • Advanced Pathophysiology Across the Lifespan
  • Nursing and Community Healthcare Delivery Systems
  • Elements of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Advanced Research Methods and Quantitative Analyses

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online graduate degree application with graduate degree application fee
  • Transcripts from each college or university you have attended
  • A 500-word personal statement that addresses why you are seeking advanced education in general and specifically at Binghamton University
  • Letters of recommendation (2 for MS applicants; 3 for DNP applicants) from individuals who can comment authoritatively on your academic achievements and/or work or internship experience related to your program. 
  • Résumé or curriculum vitae
  • Nursing licensure
  • GRE scores are not required
  • A 3.0 GPA over your entire undergraduate career

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23100 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23100 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    11310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11310 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Binghamton

910 - 1984 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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