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Masters of Science in Adult Gerontology Nursing Specialist

Program Details

The online Masters of Science in Adult Gerontology Nursing Specialist degree program from Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing prepares students to assume leadership roles in an integrated healthcare system and to develop, implement, and evaluate programs for targeted populations in a variety of settings. Coursework covers topics such as:

  • Nursing theory
  • Health promotion
  • Nursing leadership
  • ​Pathophysiology
  • ​Pharmacotherapeutics
  • ​Evidence-based inquiry

Requirements

  • Minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale
  • Official transcripts
  • Proof of licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in one or more states in the United States
  • Evidence of one year of professional nursing experience preferred
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A 500-700 word essay
  • Evidence of completion of undergraduate health assessment and nursing research courses with a minimum grade of "C"
  • Evidence of completion of a graduate statistics course with a minimum grade of "B" within the last 5 years
  • An interview may be requested
  • A BSN degree

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

Restrictions

All applicants are welcome to apply to the Masters programs except those who are residents of the following states: Arkansas, Iowa, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Washington, Wisconsin, and Louisiana due to state authorization.