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Post Master's Certificate in Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist

Program Details

The online Certificate in Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist program prepares students for advanced nursing practice roles in complex care settings through a curriculum focused on specialist competencies in adult and gerontology. Graduates are prepared for roles such as clinician, educator, clinical consultant, researcher, program planner, and leader.


  • A master’s degree in nursing from an accredited program
  • Current non-restricted license to practice as a RN in North Carolina or an NCSBN-compact state
  • A course in statistics with a grade of “C” or higher
  • ​A personal statement of purpose
  • Three professional references
  • A personal interview with a member of the graduate faculty

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education


Not all programs may be approved in every state. Students should check for state authorization prior to enrollment.