Welcome Prospective DNP-FNP Student

School of Nursing

The FNP/DNP program prepares the registered nurse to practice as an advanced practice family nurse practitioner in the primary care setting with multi-cultural and underserved populations. The SMU FNP/DNP program length is three and a half years (11 semesters) providing 79 semester units and 1000 practice hours. The curriculum is blended, a combi­nation of face to face in-class sessions and online/distance learning.