Earn your DNP with a concentration in Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner online from Georgetown University. In this program, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills required to manage patient safety and quality of care in acute and complex care settings by participating in live online classes, on-campus intensives, and clinical placements. Upon graduation, you’ll be eligible to sit for specialty certification exams.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Georgetown University is accredited by:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationMaster Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Interview, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- This program requires two on-campus executive sessions.
- A post-bachelor's entry option is also available, requiring 69-74 credits.
- Applicants must hold the following degrees:
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree, or a bachelor’s degree in any discipline and entry-level MSN from a CCNE- or ACEN-accredited program
- Master’s degree, post-graduate certificate, or doctoral degree, with APRN specialty or employed in an advanced nursing role
The Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME) for the basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses. The ACME has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a programmatic accrediting agency for nurse-midwifery education programs since 1982. The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) for the nursing education programs at the baccalaureate and graduate degree levels. Officially recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a national accreditation agency, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) is an autonomous accrediting agency, contributing to the improvement of the public's health. CCNE ensures the quality and integrity of baccalaureate, graduate, and residency programs in nursing.
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