Decker School of Nursing
Excellent preparation in nursing education, scholarship and practice
Undergraduate and graduate programs
Clinical practice experiences foster graduates’ success in professional practice
Accredited simulation center delivers high-quality simulation experiences
Recognized for our commitment to educational excellence and as a growing leader in nursing research, Decker is ranked the seventh best nursing school in New York state and has earned an enviable reputation among nursing programs worldwide.
The Master of Public Health (MPH) Program prepares graduates to analyze complex public health issues and work collaboratively to create healthier communities across New York state and throughout the world.
Health and Wellness Studies
Health and Wellness Studies teaches students the practical skills and behaviors of healthy living, helping them develop tools for lifelong wellness.
Decker's Innovative Simulation and Practice Center is accredited in Teaching/Education by the Society for Simulation (SSH) in Healthcare. It is the first nursing school in New York state to achieve this accreditation.
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As part of its accreditation process, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) plans to visit the Decker School of Nursing Nov. 5-7, 2018. The commission seeks to review all of the nursing programs including the baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master's degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program, and post-graduate APRN certificate program.
In accordance with CCNE procedure, constituents (students, alumni and faculty) of these programs are invited to submit comments to CCNE related to the quality of the programs under review.
Read the entire accreditation notice, which provides information on how to submit comments and the deadline for doing so.
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.