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Master of Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner

Program Details

The Master of Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (AGNP) degree program is designed to build on already earned educations and experiences while also enhancing a student nurses' abilities to further develop their skills in adult-gerontology. The increasing awareness of the issues and specialized care needed in facilities that cater to an aging population is constantly growing and requires well trained and educated professionals. Students can choose to focus their education in one of two settings:

  • Acute Care 
  • Primary Care


  • A baccalaureate degree in nursing from a CCNE or ACEN (formerly NLNAC) accredited nursing program.
  • Written and spoken English proficiency (mandatory).
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0.
  • An undergraduate statistics course with a grade of “C” or better.
  • An undergraduate research course with a grade of “C” or better.
  • The ability to meet the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) functional abilities essential for nursing practice.

Accreditation & Licensing

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)


The AGNP program is available to nurses currently practicing in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.