The online AGNP program from Seton Hall University, the MSN in Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Acute Care degree, builds the skills needed to serve adolescent to elderly populations as a nurse practitioner in acute settings. Students prepare for the AANPCP exam and graduate ready to provide evidence-based compassionate care and improve their communities.
The Acute Care track prepares students to take care of patients in acute care settings, managing and evaluating patient healthcare. The curriculum focuses on an adult and elderly patient population with acute, critical, and chronic illness, disability, or injury. You will provide advanced nursing care, incorporating cultural, pathophysiologic, and pharmacotherapeutic principles related to the acute care setting while integrating theoretical and research evidence into the care.
As students complete this geriatric nurse practitioner program online, they will complete a values-based curriculum that prepares them to act as servant leaders in a global society. While learning, you will benefit from an immersive education with hands-on faculty who act as mentors and offer career support.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Seton Hall University is accredited by:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.2 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent
- This program requires three on-campus residencies.
- Applicants must have professional liability insurance and a minimum of two years of professional patient care experience within the past five years.
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