Doctoral Programs

The DNP and PhD programs at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing are designed to prepare nurses with the skills and knowledge needed to emerge as leaders in clinical practice settings and conduct in-depth research-based projects. Explore the specific details of each program below. 

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Students who complete the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program at NYU Meyers are prepared at the highest academic level for advanced clinical practice. A DNP degree enables clinical scholars to function as organizational systems thinkers and leaders in practice innovation, quality, and safety.

The Florence S. Downs PhD Program in Nursing Research & Theory Development prepares nurses and midwives to design and conduct research that seeks to enhance individual and community health, improve health equity, and strengthen health systems. Graduates are prepared to lead research studies and collaborate on interprofessional research teams.