Doctor of Nursing Practice / Adult-Gerontological Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist
Johns Hopkins University

Program Details

Gain the knowledge and skills you need to ensure high quality, safe, and cost effective nursing care and patient outcomes for young adults, older adults, and frail elderly across the health-illness continuum with the online Doctor of Nursing Practice / Adult-Gerontological Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist degree program from Johns Hopkins University.

This program will prepare you to:

  • Provide, manage, support, and improve the nursing and health care provided to patients with chronic, acute, and critical illnesses
  • Advance the care of patients, families, groups, and the nursing profession through collaboration, consultation, and teaching
  • Conduct research, evaluate and apply evidence, and use ethical decision making to solve problems

Upon graduation, you’ll be eligible to apply for American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) certification.

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Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Johns Hopkins University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • This program includes 1-2 on-site immersion experiences.