Graduate Programs

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Graduate nursing programs offer flexible learning options in a collaborative environment.

The University at Buffalo School of Nursing graduate programs prepare qualified nurses for advanced nursing practice roles in several clinical specialty areas and for roles as leaders and research scholars.

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The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Nursing Program prepares nurse scientists to generate new knowledge and theory as researchers, academics and leaders.

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The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program prepares nurse practitioners to apply the latest evidence-based science to improve clinical practice outcomes.


The Master's in Nursing Leadership and Health Care Systems Program educates baccalaureate-prepared nurses to assume leadership and executive roles in a variety of health care systems and settings.