Master of Science in Nursing / Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Saint Joseph’s College of Maine

Program Details

The curriculum of the online Master of Science in Nursing degree program from St. Joseph’s College of Maine is designed to give students the tools they need to be thought leaders in the nursing profession. The Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner track provides a specialized education in the diagnosis and treatment of acutely ill adult patients.

Classes combine nursing theory with professional experience, so students can immediately apply their education to the workplace. Core classes examine informatics, population health, leadership, public policy, and research. Graduates are eligible to sit for the American Nursing Credentialing Center and American Association of Critical Care national board certification exams.

After graduation of this online Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner program, nurses will be prepared to:

  • Use advanced communication and leadership skills to participate in interprofessional healthcare initiatives
  • Utilize information systems and technology to manage and coordinate patient care and outcomes
  • Analyze healthcare policy regarding access, safety, quality, and efficacy in advanced nursing practice
  • Analyze biostatistical and environmental data in the development, implementation, and evaluation of culturally appropriate care for individuals and communities

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Saint Joseph’s College of Maine is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Active unrestricted, unencumbered RN license in the US
  • BSN required

Restricted States

Arizona, Delaware, Louisiana, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Oregon, West Virginia