NLN Center of Excellence

Earn Your Masters in Nursing, Public Health, Informatics or Nutrition

Our graduate nursing and health programs prepare students for practice.

In our graduate programs, you’ll learn from dedicated faculty and prepare for the field through practical, on-the-job experiences. Through scholarship and research, you’ll find specialized programs designed to help advance your career.

Joseph Brennan, Graduate Nursing Student

Graduate nursing student Joseph Brennan (right) and clinical assistant professor of nursing Charles Cal, who sponsored the research Brennan conducted with three other nursing students to improve patient outcomes.

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All masters programs are currently part-time programs (see sample program plans for course sequencing). 

All applicants must meet general University requirements for admission; additional requirements differ for each program (see below).

Admissions Requirements by program

MS in Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

In addition to a completed application for graduate admission and application fee, applicants must submit:

  • New York State RN license
  • Official transcripts showing a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and B or above in all science and nursing classes
  • Final transcript documenting bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution
  • Résumé
  • A 500-word, typed essay on your reasons for applying to the program
  • Two letters of recommendation, from master’s prepared nurses or above only, with credentials included.

» Program Details

MS in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

In addition to a completed application for graduate admission and application fee, applicants must submit:

  • New York State RN license
  • Official transcripts showing a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and B or above in all science and nursing classes
  • Final transcript documenting bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution
  • Résumé
  • A 500-word, typed essay on your reasons for applying to the program
  • Two letters of recommendation, from master’s prepared nurses or above only, with credentials included.

» Program Details

MS in Nursing Administration

In addition to a completed application for graduate admission and application fee, applicants must submit:

  • New York State RN license
  • Official transcripts showing a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and B or above in all science and nursing classes
  • Final transcript documenting bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution
  • Résumé
  • A 500-word, typed essay on your reasons for applying to the program
  • Two letters of recommendation, from master’s prepared nurses or above only, with credentials included.

» Program Details

I knew that if I didn’t pursue my Master’s degree that I would never truly be satisfied with my professional development. After obtaining my B.S. at Adelphi University, I knew that the only place for me to obtain my Master’s was at Adelphi. The Master’s in Nursing Administration was the choice for me as I was already working in management, and this degree will certainly open doors for me moving forward in my career!

Ronald Moore

Ronald L. Moore ’17, M.S. ’20, RN, CARN
M.S. in Nursing Administration

MS in Nursing Education

In addition to a completed application for graduate admission and application fee, applicants must submit:

  • New York State RN License
  • Official transcripts showing a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and B or above in all science and nursing classes
  • Final transcript stating Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year institution
  • Resume
  • A 500-word (typed) essay on reasons for applying to the program
  • Two letters of recommendation, from master’s prepared nurses or above only, with credentials included.

» Program Details

A Master’s Degree has always been something important for me to achieve. Graduating with a Master’s in Nursing Education has opened up many opportunities for me in the healthcare field. Adelphi University gave me the resources to succeed that allows me to transcend my career from a nurse to a role where I can teach, and develop students that are entering the industry.

Lauren Sanzo

Laura Sanzo ’14, M.S. ’17
M.S. in Nursing Education

MS in Healthcare Informatics

In addition to a completed application for graduate admission and application fee, applicants must submit:

  • Official transcripts
  • Final transcript stating Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year institution
  • A 500-word (typed) essay on reasons for applying to the program
  • Two letters of recommendation

» Program Details

Master of Public Health

In addition to a completed application for graduate admission and application fee, applicants must submit:

  • Official transcripts showing a minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA and completion of an undergraduate statistics course
  • Final transcript stating Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year institution; you do not need a nursing degree for the MPH
  • A 500-word (typed) essay on reasons for applying to the program
  • Two letters of recommendation

» Program Details

Online MS in Nutrition

In addition to a completed application for graduate admission and application fee, applicants must submit:

  • Official transcripts showing a minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA and completion of an undergraduate introductory nutrition course; an introductory statistics course; a human anatomy and physiology two-course sequence with laboratory; and a minimum 4-credit chemistry course with laboratory
  • Final transcript stating Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year institution
    NOTE: You do not need a nursing degree for the MS in Nutrition.
  • A 500-word essay on reasons for applying to the program
  • Two letters of recommendation

Applicants must also complete a personal interview (not required to be on campus, can be performed online).

» Program Details

Prior to acceptance into the MS in Nutrition Program, if a student completed a graduate course at another college or university and passed the course with a C+ or better, and there is an equivalent course in the program as determined by the Program Director, the student could request transfer credit up to 6 credits. Once a student is accepted into the MS in Nutrition Program, they are expected to complete all of the 12 sequential required courses, 34 credits, within the program at Adelphi University.

 
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For further information, please contact:

Office of Graduate Admissions
p – 800.ADELPHI
e – graduateadmissions@adelphi.edu
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