The Eleanor Mann School of Nursing's post-graduate certificate program empowers advanced practice nursing professionals to advance their careers and pursue board certification in an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse specialization in Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. The school also offers a separate specialization in Family Nurse Practitioner.

Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACMC)

21 minimum credits | 495 clinical hours

Students complete this post-doctoral/post-master’s certificate program on a part-time basis. Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in the United States or the equivalent from an international college or university, maintain a current registered nurse (RN) license, and have earned either:

  • A Master of Science degree in Nursing from a CCNE- or ACEN-accredited program, or
  • A doctoral degree (DNAP, DNP, or PhD) to be eligible for consideration.

Other requirements include:

  1. Evidence of at least two years of strong professional nursing experience.
  2. Evidence of clinical placement commitments (necessary to fulfill the clinical objectives of the certificate) for master's or DNP prepared nurse practitioners.
  3. Evidence of national certification in advanced practice nursing specialty.
  4. Evidence of NP licensure.
NURS 5463Acute and Critical Illness in Adult and Gerontology Populations3
NURS 5475Acute and Critical Illness in Adult and Gerontology Populations Clinical Practicum5
NURS 5434Common Problems in Acute Care in Adult and Gerontology Populations4
NURS 5443Chronic Health Problems in Adult and Gerontology Populations3
NURS 5332Common Problems in Acute Care in Adult and Gerontology Populations Clinical Practicum2
NURS 5454Chronic Health Problems in Adult and Gerontology Populations Clinical Practicum4
Total Hours21