Post-Master’s Certificate in Adult-Gero Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Northern Kentucky University

Program Details

The Post-Master's Certificate in Adult-Gero Acute Care Nurse Practitioner degree program is an adult nurse practitioner program from Northern Kentucky University.  This degree builds on your MSN, allowing you to advance your career while focusing on a specific area of healthcare.  With this degree you will be ready to become the primary care provider for a range of patients.  You will learn to treat adolescents, adults, and geriatric patients with specialized needs.  For example, courses prepare you to treat acute, chronic, and complex health conditions.  

Graduates are eligible to sit for the Adult-Gero Acute Care certification exam.

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Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Northern Kentucky University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Proof of 1000 hours of practice as Registered Nurse.
  • A copy of your current, unencumbered RN License in the state(s) you are licensed and practice