Doctor of Nursing Practice / Family Nurse Practitioner (BSN to DNP)
New Mexico State University

Program Details

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.

Learning Pace


% Online

Mostly 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 Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • 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.

Restricted States

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Louisiana, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, West Virginia, Wisconsin, US Territories, International