Post-Graduate Certificate in Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Graceland University

Program Details

Are you an RN seeking to advance your career by becoming a part of the rapidly growing nurse practitioner field, you may want to investigate this Post-Graduate Certificate in Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner degree.  This online adult gerontology degree prepares you to work in acute care wards across a variety of settings assessing and managing acutely ill patients.  

Applying your knowledge and experience as an RN, this program takes you to the next level of patient care.  Using a theoretical base with clinical or practical experience, you will learn to apply theory and research to the adult gerontology practice or another related specialty.  This certificate marks completion of the online family nurse practitioner program, but the program is not matriculated for an academic degree.

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Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Graceland University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Criminal Background Check, Essay/Writing Sample, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Master degree in nursing from an NLNAC, ACEN or CCNE accredited program
  • Current license to practice as a registered nurse in the U.S. and its territories