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The future of health care is nursing. The future of nursing is Columbia.

Columbia University School of Nursing is among the world's leading centers of nursing education, research, and practice. Located in New York City, Columbia Nursing prepares its students to excel as clinicians, researchers, and nurse leaders in a rapidly evolving health care system.

Which Columbia Nursing program is right for me?

Programs and Application Deadlines

Program
Deadline
Decisions Posted
2018 Program Start
Masters Direct Entry (MDE) / DNP (For non-nursing college graduates)
 
  • Adult Gerontology Acute Care NP*
  • Family NP
  • Pediatric NP
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health NP
  • Midwifery (CNM)

*One year of RN experience required, Critical Care experience preferred

Priority:
October 2, 2017
Final:
October 16, 2017

February 2018

Summer - June

Masters Direct Entry (MDE) / PhD (For non-nursing college graduates)

Priority:
October 2, 2017
Final:
October 16, 2017

February 2018

Summer - June

Masters Direct Entry (MDE) (For non-nursing college graduates)

Priority:
October 2, 2017
Final:
October 16, 2017

February 2018

Summer - June

Master of Science (MS) in Nurse Anesthesia (for RNs with a bachelor's degree)
Final:
October 2, 2017
Interviews:
November 2-3, 2017

February 2018

Summer - June

Post-RN DNP (for RNs with a bachelor's degree or general master's degree)

  • Adult Gerontology Acute Care NP*
  • Adult Gerontology Primary NP
  • Family NP
  • Midwifery (CNM)
  • Pediatric NP
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health NP
*One year of RN experience required, Critical Care experience preferred

Final:
January 3, 2018
 

March 2018

Summer - June

PhD (for RNs and NPs with at least a bachelor's degree)

Priority:
November 15, 2017
Final:
January 3, 2018

March 2018

Fall - September

Post-APRN DNP (for APRNs with an MSN)
March 1, 2018

May 2018

Fall - September