Post-Master’s Certificate in Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
The University of Texas at Arlington

Program Details

The Post-Master’s Certificate in Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner prepares nurses to provide healthcare services to adults who are chronically or acutely ill. This program is specifically for nurses with a master’s degree who want to become board certified as an Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner.

Courses are offered online, with multiple start dates per year, to accommodate busy schedules. Clinical practice and practicum experiences can be arranged in the student’s local area. The curriculum for each student in this online Adult Nurse Practitioner program is customized based on previous education and experience.

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100% 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)

Admission Tests

GRE, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • GRE not required for students with GPA 3.0 or higher
  • Must have a MSN degree from a NLNAC or CCNE accredited program and undergraduate statistics course with minimum C grade
  • Active, unencumbered RN license and two years high acuity experience in last five years required