Master of Science in Nursing / Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (RN to MSN)
Graceland University

Program Details

Graceland University’s online RN to MSN program offers students the ability to combine coursework and complete both their BSN and MSN degrees together, in less time than traditional degrees earned separately. The Master of Science in Nursing offers three specialized tracks, including the online Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program.

AGACNPs care for acutely ill patients in hospital or other in-patient settings across many specialties. Graceland’s graduate nursing program prepares students to provide comlex monitoring, order and interpret diagnostic tests, and develop comprehensive evidence-based treatment plans. Graduates are eligible to sit for national AGACNP certification.

Students have the opportunity to complete practicums in acute care settings including:

  • Emergency medicine
  • Critical care
  • Hospitalist medicine
  • Pulmonology
  • Neurology
  • Cardiology

% Online

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)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Current RN licensure in the United States
  • Strongly recommend two years of experience as an RN
  • A two-day, on-campus focus session is required for completion of the master of nursing portion

Restricted States

Kentucky, Maryland, New York, North Carolina, Tennessee