Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.)
The Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner concentration will provide the student with a variety of didactic and clinical experiences. These experiences will prepare the graduate with complex practice skills and theoretical knowledge necessary for roles in advanced nursing and management of complex adult and geriatric clients with chronic, acute, and critical illnesses in a variety of health care settings. It would also prepare nurses for leadership roles in the contemporary health care system and provide a foundation for doctoral study in nursing.
The majority of core and support courses are offered online with periodic on campus class meetings during each semester.
The AGACNP program of study must be completed within six years. Students must also meet all graduate school requirements, including passing a comprehensive exam.
Master of Science in Nursing
The MSN prepares nurses with the complex practice skills and theoretical knowledge necessary for roles in advanced nursing and leadership in the contemporary health care system. Graduate study in nursing is the basis for professional growth in advanced practice roles and the foundation for doctoral study in nursing.