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Master of Science in Nursing / Adult–Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

Program Details

The online MSN / Adult-Gerontology Primary Care NP degree program prepares graduates to function independently and collaboratively in designing, implementing and evaluating complex health care strategies in a variety of advanced-practice nursing roles. Coursework covers topics in geriatric primary care, nutrition, pharmacology, pathophysiology, and more.

Requirements

  • English Proficiency.
  • Official Transcript.
  • Essay.
  • Professional References.
  • Resume.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from a professional institution accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
  • 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale.
  • Valid state unencumbered RN license effective in the state of practice or where clinical experience will occur.
  • Two years of professional RN work experience.
  • The program may be com­pleted online, students are required to attend on-campus weekends for specified clinical courses.

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

Restrictions

Clarkson College is currently authorized to offer online education in the following states: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Nevada, North Carolina, North Dakota, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming. In addition, Clarkson College is able to offer limited online programs in Massachusetts.