Graduate Certificate in Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Boise State University

Program Details

Are you a licensed nurse practitioner seeking to specialize in an area or age-group?  This Graduate Certificate in Acute Care Nurse Practitioner from Boise State University is an online nurse practitioner degree for those in this position.  

Courses in this degree are designed to expand the scope of practice and privilege for already licensed nurse practitioners seeking to enter acute care adult gerontology.  These also prepare the student to sit for board certification in this area.  You will gain knowledge and skills pertaining to the care of adult patients with chronic or critical conditions within acute care settings.

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Boise State University is accredited by:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • A baccalaureate degree in nursing from a CCNE or ACEN (formerly NLNAC) accredited program
  • Courses are taught online to maximize flexibility combined with three on-campus summer intensives (5-7 days)


Restricted States

Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, US Territories, International