Master of Science in Nursing / Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner
Boise State University

Program Details

The specialized care needs of an aging population require well trained and educated professionals. The Master of Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner degree program develops advanced skills in serving the special needs of older patients. You can choose to focus your coursework in either acute care or primary care.

Graduates of this program have gone on to serve in:

  • Community health centers
  • Hospice centers
  • Long-term health facilities
  • Intensive care units

% Online

Mostly 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