Doctor of Nursing Practice

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) prepares leaders for the highest level of practice and is the terminal practice degree.  It has two specialty tracks, Family Nurse Practitioner and Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.Although the coursework for these programs is web-based, *the clinical component consists of over 1000 contact hours*. Anyone interested in pursuing a nurse practitioner doctorate must make certain that they can accommodate the intensive time commitment that these programs require.

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College: Health and Social Services
Delivery Format: Hybrid on-campus one week per year usually in May
Program Credits: 43 - 50 credits
Program Length: 3 - 4 years
Cost Per Credit Hour: $411.50
Active Military Cost Per Credit Hour: $250

Doctor of Nursing Practice

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NMSU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

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Title: Graduate Advisor

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