SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Learning Today, Leading Tomorrow
Educating the Next Diverse Leaders in Healthcare
Accelerated BS in Nursing
This is a 15-month, full-time, program that prepares beginning practitioners to assume a variety of roles in different settings.
MS in Nurse Anesthesia
Prepares registered nurses with the advanced knowledge, skills and critical thinking required to practice as nurse anesthetists.
MS in Family or Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner
Prepares registered nurses with the advanced knowledge, clinical judgment, and diagnostic skills that undergird the care of families across the age continuum or the care of women throughout the lifespan.
MS in Pediatrics or
Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist
Prepares registered nurses to influence nursing practice and outcomes, and intervene at the system level, and with advanced knowledge and skills implement strategies in the care of children and adolescents or in the care of adults and older adults.
Nursing in History
“I have an almost complete disregard of precedent, and a faith in the possibility of something better. It irritates me to be told how things have always been done. I defy the tyranny of precedent. I go for anything new that might improve the past.”