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The School of Nursing, in all locations, will transition in-person nursing classes to remote format on Tuesday, 10/26/21. In-person student clinicals for Tuesday, 10/26, are cancelled in all locations. Students should contact their faculty members with any questions related to classes.
Faculty and staff who would normally work in person should work remotely on Tuesday, 10/26.
Normal operations are expected to resume at 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday, 10/27/2021

Family Nurse Practitioner

Academics & Admissions

The Family Nurse Practitioner DNP program prepares you to provide care for patients of all ages, using a broad-based perspective with a family practice approach.

Attend the DNP Panel Discussion on October 20th to hear from current students and administrators about our Advanced Practice Programs. View Details and Register

Program Overview

Fall deadline

April 15th deadline extended to July 15th for Fall 2021 admission

Credits and hours

75 credits

Curriculum

4-year or 5-year
study plans

At Rutgers School of Nursing, we prepare family nurse practitioners to promote, maintain, and restore the health of individuals and families across the continuum — in pediatrics, women’s health, and adult and geriatric health. Students are equipped to practice in a primary care/community-based setting.

Upon graduation, students are eligible to sit for national board certification.

Mary DiGiulio

Meet the Specialty Director

Dr. Mary DiGiulio is an Assistant Professor and the Interim Specialty Director of the Family Nurse Practitioner Program. She is an active member of professional organizations and has presented on clinical and practice management topics at the local and national levels.

Information Sessions

Learn more at an: In person Information session, Online Information session, or make an appointment with an admissions counselor.