Decker School of Nursing


Excellent preparation in nursing education, scholarship and practice

Undergraduate and graduate-level programs

Clinical practice experiences foster graduates’ success in professional practice

Ranked eighth best nursing school in New York

Graduates pass national licensing exam at rates above state/national averages

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The Decker School of Nursing is well poised to carve out a unique place for itself nationally and internationally.

Mario R. Ortiz

Dean and Professor

Cutting-Edge Simulation

"The things I learned in simulation I ended up using in the hospital, and I quickly realized how lucky we were to have this technology at our fingertips."
- Christine Gutierrez ’16

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nursing research

The Decker School's Kresge Center for Nursing Research supports scientific inquiry and scholarly works for the expansion of nursing knowledge, with particular emphasis on collaboration and interdisciplinary research.

nursing health and wellness

The Department of Health and Wellness Studies teaches the practical skills and behaviors of healthy living, helping students develop tools for lifelong wellness.

nursing alumni

Our nearly 6,000 alumni around the world are well-established in the nursing profession as leading clinicians, researchers, educators and administrators.

Visiting Scholar Program Launched

World-renowned nurse theorist Rosemarie Rizzo Parse is the first visiting scholar at Decker's Kresge Center for Nursing Research.
Photo: Nick Santillo

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Decker on the move!

In 2019, the Decker School will move to a 90,000-square-foot building in a new, 8-acre Health Sciences and Technology Innovation Park in Johnson City, N.Y., joining the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and healthcare-based, high-tech businesses.

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Last Updated: 10/13/16