The online Post Master's Certificate in Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist provides nurses who already have a graduate degree in nursing the additional specialized knowledge to prepare them for the adult gerontology clinical nurse specialist role.
The certificate meets the educational requirements for the national certification examination.
An active, unrestricted RN license in the state in which practicum hours will be completed
An earned master's degree in nursing or a doctorate in nursing practice from an accredited nursing program
Minimum 3.0 graduate GPA (4.0 scale)
Résumé or curriculum vitae
Transcript(s) of all previous graduate coursework
Syllabi of all courses to considered for transfer in the gap analysis
Three letters of reference from health care professionals or faculty members
International students have added requirements
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
This program is only available to students residing in Arizona, Connecticut, Georgia, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.
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