Advanced Nursing Practice

Take your nursing practice to the next level

Earn an Advanced Nursing Degree or Certificate from Pace.

It’s a fact: An advanced nursing degree or certificate from Pace University’s College of Health Professions provides the innovative learning opportunities you need to become a clinical leader in nursing and primary health care.

Master's and Advanced Certificate Programs

  • Our Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) program will prepare you to deliver evidence-based, culturally competent, primary health care to adults within the context of the acute care setting.
  • Our Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) was one of the first programs of its kind to focus on family and primary health care to prepare you for the FNP role.
  • Our online Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) program prepares you for advanced practice in psychiatric mental health nursing using a primary health care and lifespan focus.

Must be a graduate of an accredited baccalaureate program in Nursing and be licensed as a registered nurse in New York State.

Doctoral Program

  • Our Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) executive blended-learning format combines online and in-person coursework, allowing you to fulfill work and personal commitments while earning your DNP.

Must be a graduate of an accredited advanced practice nursing Master's degree program; and state certified and board eligible as a family nurse practitioner, adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioner, or psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner.

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average salary per year of an advanced practice nurse, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.
nurses working towards their DNP, according to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing; that means there will be increased need for DNP-degree-holding nurses in the future.
of 2021 College of Health Professions master's level graduates are employed, continuing their education or pursuing service

Join a Network of Nurses who are Leading the Way Forward

As an alum of Pace University, you will join a network of leaders in the health care industry, including:

  • Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center
  • Flushing Hospital Medical Center
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
  • Mount Sinai South Nassau
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Northern Westchester Hospital
  • NYU Langone Health
  • NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx
  • NYU Winthrop Hospital
  • Orange Regional Medical Center
  • Phelps Hospital Northwell Health
  • White Plains Hospital Medical Center
  • Westchester Medical Center

At Pace, there is no ‘you cannot.’ There is ‘you can do.’ Pace lets you reach for the stars.

– Catherine Concert
Pace University

About College of Health Professions

The College of Health Professions (CHP) at Pace University is dedicated to creating innovative and complex programs that reflect the changing landscape of the health care system. Our graduates are prepared for impactful careers in health care practice, health-related research, or as educators, through small classes and hands-on learning at our two New York campuses. and the leading area healthcare facilities.

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