Michigan State University offers an online adult nurse practitioner program, the Post-Graduate Certificate in Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist. If you have already completed an advanced nursing degree and want to expand your career options by completing a specialized degree in adult gerontology, this degree will benefit you.
Through 100% online courses and clinicals near your residence, this program prepares students to work with adults of all ages and to educate others in this area. You will gain the knowledge and skills needed to improve quality of care through the leadership of change innovations, integration of evidence-based practice guidelines, and collaboration with other disciplines to improve patient outcomes and achieve sustainable healthcare outcomes. Courses cover such topics as the wellness promotion for diverse populations and the treatment of acute chronic complex conditions.
In as little as one and a half years students are ready to sit for certification as an Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist.
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Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationMaster Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Interview, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent