Post Doctoral Certificate in Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
East Carolina University

Program Details

The online Certificate in Adult Gerontology Primary Care NP program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to assess, diagnose, and manage common acute and chronic health problems for patients from adulthood throughout the senior years. Graduates are prepared to fill a variety of nursing roles in various health care settings.

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

East Carolina University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Doctorate Degree

Recommended GPA

3.2 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Interview, Occupational License, Portfolio, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • An earned Doctor of Nursing Practice or Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing
  • An unencumbered license from North Carolina (or a compact state) to practice as a registered nurse
  • Completion of Advanced Pathophysiology, Pharmacology, and Advanced Health Assessment within the last five years