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Evelyn Lauder Community Care
Nurse Practitioner Program

Accelerate Your Career as a Nurse Practitioner

Earn a Lauder Fellowship

Advanced Clinical Training and Graduate-Level Education

Hunter College is pleased to announce its inaugural first , and second cohort of Evelyn Lauder Nurse Practitioner Fellows at the Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing, created by a $52 million gift from Leonard A. Lauder in honor of his late wife, Evelyn Lauder, a proud Hunter College High School and Hunter College alumna. This game-changing donation is the largest-ever philanthropic gift to a single CUNY school. The gift expands Hunter’s graduate-level Program for Nurse Practitioners, preparing nurses for 21st-century Practice and advancing health and health equity in New York City. The Evelyn Lauder Community Care Nurse Practitioner Program offers advanced clinical training and graduate-level education focused on the critical aspects of care, from diagnosis to ordering and interpreting tests to prescribing medication.

Nurse Practitioners Named “Best Health Care Job” in 2023 by U.S. News

Rewarding Careers in Patient Care

Nurse Practitioners – widely recognized as the key to helping Americans, especially the underserved, get the care they need – represent significant opportunities for gratifying and well-paying careers in advanced patient care. US News and World Report ranked Nurse Practitioners as the Best Healthcare job in 2023.

NP Programs in Adult-Gerontology and Psychiatric Mental Health

Primary Care Programs

Mr. Lauder’s new investment strengthens Hunter’s Adult-Gerontology and Psychiatric-Mental Health NP programs. Outcomes will increase health equity in primary care and provide state-of-the-art technology, equipment, and academic and career support to the more than 500 students currently enrolled in our graduate NP programs.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Admission into the Lauder Fellowship Program will require a minimum overall GPA of 3.3;
  • Students must be admitted into either the Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (MS) or the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Advanced Certificate;
  • Students are required to complete their program of study in two years;
  • Scholarship funding will be disbursed over four semesters only ;

Program Expectations

  • A genuine curiosity, interest and commitment in addressing health equity and disparities in Nursing and at the community level;
  • Participation in Lauder volunteer, community building, professional development, lectures and other related events;
  • Completion of semester and annual surveys;
  • Willingness to serve as a Lauder Fellow ambassador at information sessions and recruitment events.
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Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

Hunter College School of Nursing offers a 42-credit Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program, leading to a master of science degree. This program prepares graduates to provide primary care for adults and older adults in the community.
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Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Advanced Certificate)

The Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing offers a 36-credit post-graduate advanced certificate program to prepare nurses for roles as advanced practice registered nurses delivering psychiatric and mental health services.
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Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

Hunter College School of Nursing offers a 42-credit Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program, leading to a master of science degree. This program prepares graduates to provide primary care for adults and older adults in the community.
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Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Advanced Certificate)

The Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing offers a 36-credit post-graduate advanced certificate program to prepare nurses for roles as advanced practice registered nurses delivering psychiatric and mental health services.

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