Family NP

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.

Program Overview

Spring deadline

Apply for Spring 2021 admission from July 1st – Oct. 15th

Fall deadline

April 15th deadline for Fall 2021 admission

Credits and hours

74 credits + 675 clinical hours + 500 mentored hours


3-year and
4-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, you will be eligible to sit for certification through the American Nurses Credentialing Center or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as a family nurse practitioner.

Information Sessions

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