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.
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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 EducationMaster Degree
Interview, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent
- A current non-restricted license to practice as a registered nurse (RN) in North Carolina or an NCSBN compact state. Individual advisement will be necessary for licensure regulations for online out-of-state students.
- One year clinical experience as an RN