Master of Science in Nursing / Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Graceland University

Program Details

The Master of Science in Nursing in Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner degree is an online Adult Gerontology degree from Graceland University.  If you are an RN seeking to advance your career by becoming a nurse practitioner but also wish to work with acutely ill patients, this degree will meet your needs.  

The curriculum is designed to prepare students not only for the certification exam but also from daily practice after graduation.  You will learn about complex monitoring, diagnostic testing, development treatment options and more along with current practices used to help patient suffering and improve their overall health.  Graceland offer’s students a range of options, including the clinical practicum settings you wish to take.  In addition, you can pick specialty practicums to explore, including:

  • Orthopedics
  • Endocrinology
  • Oncology
  • Rheumatology
  • Hematology

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Mostly Online

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

Bachelor 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

  • Baccalaureate 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