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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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
The University of Texas at Arlington is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationMaster Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsGRE, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)
- 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