Post Graduate Certificate in Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing

Program Details

The online Post Graduate Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist Certificate program from Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing prepares students for a variety of positions working with aging populations. Coursework covers topics such as:

  • ​Health promotion
  • ​Roles & issues in advanced practice nursing
  • ​Pathophysiology
  • ​Pharmacotherapeutics

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Essay/Writing Sample, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Interview

Additional Info

  • Must have BSN and MSN derees from regionally accredited institutions and ACEN, CNEA, or CCNE accredited programs
  • Submit proof of current, unencumbered RN licensure
  • One year professional nursing experience preferred
  • Programs prepare students for professional licensure or certification in Illinois. Additional education requirements or special authorization may be required from the professional licensing or certification agencies for states outside of Illinois.