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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

Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner

Academics & Admissions

The Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner DNP program prepares you to assess and manage changing health patterns in women.

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

72 credits


4-year or
study plans

At Rutgers School of Nursing, we prepare women’s health nurse practitioners to provide primary and reproductive care to women across the lifespan from adolescence to senescence. As a practice leader of the highest level, you will apply and translate evidence-based research to improve systems in health care for women, emphasizing a wellness paradigm.

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

Sharon Anderson

Meet the Specialty Director

Dr. Sharon Anderson is the Interim Specialty Director for the Women’s Health NP Program and assistant dean for the division of Advanced Nursing Practice. Her teaching, service, and scholarship focuses on the care of one of our most vulnerable populations – high-risk infants and children with genetic and inherited metabolic disorders.