The online Master of Science from Kent State University prepares nurses for advanced clinical roles and national certification. A concentration in Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist provides the competencies necessary to treat adult to senior patients.
The online Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner program covers a range of topics designed for nurses interested in pursuing advanced and leadership roles. Coursework and clinical experiences focus on providing a variety of advanced nursing care from wellness to acute care. Students gain skills and knowledge in areas including direct care, systems leadership, collaboration, research, ethical decision-making, and advocacy.
Courses cover topics relevant to advanced practice registered nurses, such as:
- Clinical diagnostics
- Advanced health assessment
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Kent State University is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- A bachelor's and/or graduate degree from an accredited registered nursing program is preferred. Applicants with a RN license and bachelor's degree in a non-nursing field will be considered based on faculty review of a submitted portfolio.
- Active, unrestricted RN license required
- Must have completed an undergraduate statistics course with minimum C grade
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