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College of Staten Island of the City University of New York

Program in Adult-Gerontological Nursing

Staten Island, NY

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College of Staten Island of the City University of New York

Overview

College of Staten Island of the City University of New York / Program in Adult-Gerontological Nursing is located in Staten Island, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Adult-gerontological nursing Nurse practitioner
Master of Science (MS) Adult-gerontological nursing Clinical nurse specialist
(Post Master's Certificate) Adult-gerontological nursing Clinical nurse specialist
(Post Master's Certificate) Adult-gerontological nursing Nurse practitioner

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 19
Other Advanced Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Optional
42 credits with minimum of 500 supervised hours toward development of clinical competencies for primary care of the adult-gerontological population (15 core credits, advanced practice core of nine credits, specialty courses of 12 credits, and six credits of elective courses)
Other Advanced Degrees 12-21 credits with minimum of 500 supervised hours toward development of Clinical Nurse Specialist or Nurse Practitioner competencies

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1
Applied
1
Accepted
1
Enrolled
100%

Applying

125
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in nursing with minimum GPA of 3.0 in nursing major, two letters of recommendation, personal statement, current New York State RN license, minimum of one year of full-time experience as registered nurse, three years of appropriate full-time clinical experience in nursing
Additional Entrance Requirements Master's degree in nursing; master's-level courses in pathophysiology, health assessment and pharmacology

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Faculty

9
Total faculty
Male (1)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Perceptions and attitudes about behavioral health; type 2 diabetes/obesity; instrument development and role stress; cancer prevention and survivorship; older adults and end of life: decision making, dying, palliative and hospice care
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2800 Victory Boulevard
Staten Island, NY  10314-6600
United States
Contact Prof. Catherine Paradiso
Email: catherine.paradiso@csi.cuny.edu
Phone: 718-982-3838

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