Senior Associate Dean Mary Anne Dumas, Chair and Program Director
We offer a three-year, part-time Master of Science program with a Major in Nursing as either a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) or an Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) . The master’s program has two population tracks leading to both licensure in New York state and national board certification.
The Master of Science with a major in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) or Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) , through an interprofessional learning model, transforms the development of Advanced Practice Nurses who will provide quality, holistic, scientifically sound, and patient-centered care while optimizing the health and well-being of diverse populations and communities for the betterment of humanity.
Through the values of leadership, scholarship, collaboration, innovation, excellence, global health, humanism, learning, courage and diversity, Advanced Practice Nurses graduating from the program will:
- Integrate critical analysis of the findings from the sciences and humanities to improve advanced practice nursing and health outcomes.
- Lead and develop innovative practice by integrating principles of change throughout health care systems.
- Provide leadership and applies investigative skills in the translation of new knowledge to improve practice and health outcomes.
- Demonstrate proficiency in the use of improvement sciences and peer review to achieve measurable outcomes, safety and value.
- Apply technology and scientific health information to coordinate and deliver personalized health care to a diverse global population.
- Advocate strategies to impact the ethical, legal, and social factors of global health care policy.
- Collaborate as leaders and members of the interprofessional team to maximize communication and coordination of care to achieve optimal health outcomes.
- Provide a full spectrum of evidence-based health care services throughout the life cycle of the population served to optimize health outcomes.
- Demonstrate professionalism, accountability and ownership while providing patient-centered care that recognizes diversity and respects consumer preferences.