About Us

The School of Nursing is one of six professional schools in the Health Sciences Center at Stony Brook University. We offer full and part-time educational programs in preparation for professional nursing practice at the basic and advanced levels: A Bachelor of Science, a Master of Science, an Advanced Certificate, a Doctor of Nursing Practice, and a PhD in Nursing.  Registered nurses seeking a baccalaureate degree may enroll in our Registered Nurse Baccalaureate Program. Nurses with baccalaureate degrees may continue their education by preparing for advanced practice as Nurse Practitioners or Nurse Midwives*. Advanced Certificate options are available. We also offer Master of Science programs in both Nursing Education and Nursing Leadership.

The Baccalaureate degree program in nursing/Master's degree program in Nursing/Doctor of Nursing Practice program and/or advanced certificate program at Stony Brook School of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) https://www.aacnnursing.org/CCNE

The Stony Brook Master of Science, Advanced Certificate, and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs in Nurse Midwifery are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME), 8403 Colesville Road, Suite 1550, Silver Spring, MD 20910; 240-485-1802,  www.midwife.org/acme.


Licensing Disclosures

The programs at Stony Brook University School of Nursing are registered by the New York State
Education Department and thus meet the educational requirements for licensure/certification for New
York State. Through a good faith effort and for the purpose of complying with Federal Regulations’
amendment (CFR 668) effective July 1, 2024, we have determined that the programs at Stony Brook
University School of Nursing meet the educational requirements for licensure/certification in New York.
It is important to note that Stony Brook University School of Nursing is not the licensure authority in the
United States and cannot assess whether an individual candidate will be issued a license in States
outside of New York and instead it is incumbent on each individual candidate to contact the
licensure/certification authority in the applicable State for any further guidance on the
requirements for licensure/certification requirements and application processes.

Federal regulations require institutions delivering courses by distance education to provide students or prospective students with contact information for filing complaints with the state approval or licensing entity. State Regulations and Restrictions Complaint Resolution

If an issue cannot be resolved internally, you may file a complaint about Stony Brook University with your State by referring to the following list of State agencies: https://nursing.stonybrookmedicine.edu/sites/default/files/Student%20Complaint.pdf