There are many paths to become a nurse in New York. The path you take will mostly depend upon the type of nurse you’d like to become and your current or prospective level of education. The higher your level of education, the more opportunities you’ll have to choose where and how you pursue your career in nursing.
In addition to nursing salaries in New York, you’ll find information on acquiring and maintaining several types of New York nursing licensure. We’re constantly making updates, but with the speed of change in the healthcare sphere it’s difficult to stay current.If you have any comments or suggestions for our information on nursing in New York, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Education: Completion of a clinical nurse specialist education program registered by the NYSED or meet alternative education requirements outlined by the NYSED.
Certification: If applying for New York certification as a CNS, you may provide proof of nationally recognized certification from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), or the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (ONCC).
$80 Application Fee
Examination Fee (Varies for Different Certifications)
Additional Information: A New York State license as a registered professional nurse is required for application.
Renewal: License renewal is required through the New York State Board of Nursing every three years. No educational requirements are required for licensure. A fee of $30 per renewal period is required.
Education: Completion of an accepted NYSED nursing program and infection control and child abuse coursework.
$143 Application Fee
$200 Examination Fee
Renewal: License renewal is required through the New York State Board of Nursing every three years. No educational requirements are required for licensure. A fee of $73 per renewal period is required.
Endorsement: Individuals with equivalent licensure in another state may apply for licensure through endorsement, subject to a $143 application fee. Applicants must also complete infection control and child abuse coursework.