The online Doctor of Nursing Practice / Family Nurse Practitioner prepares nurses for advanced practice. Courses focus on healthcare of individuals and families across the lifespan.
Students in this online Nurse Practitioner degree program study advanced health assessment, pathophysiology, and pharmacology. Graduates will be equipped to manage acute and chronic illness in patients of all ages. Coursework is combined with specialty seminars and clinical experiences that examine the physiological and psychological impact of illness on the patient and their family.
% OnlineMostly Online
Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
New Mexico State University is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)
- Program requires twice-per-year mandatory on-campus weeklong residencies.
- Applicants should have a bachelor's degree in nursing and a current, unencumbered RN license.
- A prerequisite statistics course is required.
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