This online adult nurse practitioner program, the Adult-Gero Nurse Practitioner MSN degree, is available from Northern Kentucky University. This degree allows nurses to advance their careers while becoming the primary care provider for a range of patients. You will learn to treat adolescents, adults, and geriatric patients, covering a full range of healthcare services. For example, courses prepare you to make referrals, treat chronic and acute illnesses, order tests, and prescribe medications. Graduates are prepared to take the Adult-Gero Primary Care certification examination.
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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 EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- 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.