Graduate Nursing

Graduate Nursing

There's never been a better place to earn your master's degree in nursing than Molloy University, Long Island, New York. And there's never been a better time for nurses with advanced education to contribute to the quality of the healthcare environment than right now. The Graduate Nursing Program at Molloy University offers a Masters of Science degree in nursing specialties pertinent to contemporary nursing. A foundation of core courses prepares students with a theoretical base and processes prior to study in the selected specialty area. Our program offers convenient evening courses delivered in both hybrid and traditional formats, which is part of Molloy's flexible learning opportunities initiative.

Molloy University offers you one of the largest, most highly regarded nursing programs in the nation. Let us help you launch your career in nursing research, education and clinical practice. You can choose to study in one of the following nursing specialty programs:

Each program provides academic experiences that build on the core courses and integrate practica appropriate to the specialty. Faculty with expertise in each of the areas conduct courses that contain a clinical practicum experience. These experiences foster relationship building between students and preceptors in facilities throughout the metropolitan New York area.

Faculty advise each student in their specialty program, ensuring their success and professional advancement. The program is designed to provide advanced study of nursing with resources to promote success and professional advancement. Molloy strives to accommodate the interests and needs of the graduate student to promote individual growth and a sense of enthusiastic and enduring inquiry. Academic success and satisfaction for each student is the prime goal of the program.

Admission to Master's Nursing Program
Requirements: requirements for matriculation and admission into the Master of Science Program in Nursing include:

  • Baccalaureate degree in nursing from a professionally accredited program   
  • *Undergraduate GPA starting at 3.0 on a 4.0 scale 
  • Current NYS License registration certificate
  • Evidence of successful completion of an undergraduate Statistics, Research and Basic Physical Assessment course
  • One year of clinical nursing experience
  • For Education and Nursing Administration applicants, submit the essay as described in the application. 
  • For APRN (NP and CNS) applicants you must submit an essay which include the three (3) following points:
    -Discuss why you want to pursue your chosen specialty
    -Describe how your past and/or current work experience will enhance your experience in this program
    -State your goals/plans upon completion of the degree
  • Submit official transcripts from each academic institution previously attended
  • Current CV
  • Three letters of recommendation from clinical managers attesting to clinical competency
  • A personal interview
  • Completed application
  • Applicants for the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Master of Science or the Advanced Certificate programs must have one year of inpatient/acute
    care experience

Information for Graduate and DNP Students

Clinical Clearance Information for Graduate and DNP Students