Family Nurse Practitioner DNP

School of Nursing

Program Description

The Family Nurse Practitioner program focuses on the development of advanced practice nurses who are clinically and culturally competent to deliver primary care across the lifespan. Students receive didactic and clinical preparation to assess and treat primary care problems of individuals and families. In addition, didactic content related to the primary care assessment, treatment and referral of clients experiencing addictions and co-occurring mental health problems, organizational and leadership concepts in health care, and epidemiology serve as an important component to the population focused curriculum.

Program Contact

Nursing Department
3435 Main Street, Beck Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214
Email: nursing@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-829-2537
Fax: 716-829-2067

Instruction Method

  • Hybrid (some of the degree requirements can be fulfilled online)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

Credits Required

  • 97 Hours

Time-to-Degree

  • 3 to 5+ Years

Application Fee

  • $75

Admission Tests**

  • GRE
  • MAT

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.

** At least one of the admissions tests are required for admission. Test and score requirements/exceptions vary by program. Contact the department for details.