Adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioners play a critical role in health promotion and disease prevention for adults as they age. At South University, the RN to Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) with a Specialization in Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner online program offers a path to earning an MSN that focuses on gerontology and adult care and entering into advanced nursing practice.
An associate’s degree in nursing from an accredited collegiate institution, or a diploma in nursing from an accredited institution, with a minimum cumulative CGPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale
Submission of official transcripts from every college or university attended
A valid and unencumbered license as a registered nurse in all US states or territory in which the studentis licensed
Meet the Core Performance Standards and essential function related to the profession of nursing
An essay (goal statement) of 1-2 pages (typed, double-spaced) explaining your career goals, reasons for your choice of specialization, and why you want to pursue an advanced degree in nursing
A resume describing relevant work, professional, and volunteer experiences
Accreditation & Licensing
South University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of South University.
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
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