Decker School of Nursing

After You Graduate

When you graduate from Binghamton University's Decker School of Nursing, you join the nearly 6,000 men and women around the world who call themselves Decker nurses. Our alumni are well-established in the profession as leading clinicians, researchers, educators and administrators, and they are eagerly recruited by employers across the globe.

Successful graduates

Decker boasts high employment rates for our BS and MS graduates, with many alumni taking positions in healthcare agencies such as Albany Medical Center, Lenox Hill Hospital, Lourdes Hospital, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Mount Sinai Hospital, Stony Brook University Hospital, SUNY Upstate Medical University, UHS and University of Rochester Medical Center. Recent DNP graduates have continued at government and educational institutions. Many of our PhD alumni have obtained positions in academia at acclaimed universities and research institutions, while others are pioneers in research, development and practice initiatives.

Graduate school

Binghamton's undergraduate nursing programs serve as an excellent starting point for graduate school. Many of our students choose to remain at Binghamton for their graduate studies and with several graduate program options it is easy to see why. 

Stay connected with Decker

Whether you chose to go into practice, research, teaching or administration once your graduated from the Decker School of Nursing, you are a critical part of the practice and profession of nursing and we are immensely proud of you and your accomplishments!

We hope you are equally proud of your alma mater and will stay connected with us.

Here are 10 ideas:

  1. Stay in touch with nursing alumni, current and former nursing faculty, and students.
  2. Become a preceptor.
  3. Mentor undergraduate or graduate students.
  4. Network with students.
  5. Participate in open-house events.
  6. Help with recruitment events.
  7. Join us at Homecoming.
  8. Serve on panels or at educational workshops.
  9. Spread the word about your experiences.
  10. Participate in fundraising opportunities.

If you would like more information or have other ideas for alumni engagement, contact Sara Wozniak, assistant dean for enrollment and academic success, at swozniak@ binghamton.edu.

Binghamton University Alumni Association

The Binghamton University Alumni Association helps you connect to classmates and to the University. Once you graduate from the Decker School, you are automatically a member of the Alumni Association and membership is free for life! Throughout the year, the Alumni Association sponsors events and programs on and off campus to bring you together with fellow alumni and to further your professional development. In addition, Alumni Association members can take advantage of a number of benefits and services.

Last Updated: 2/28/17