Nurses with a master’s degree can prepare for a new specialty with the Post-Master’s Certificate in Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner. This program is designed to prepare nurses to become board certified in providing primary care to adults in all phases of life.
Adult Geriatric Nurse Practitioners promote maximal health and manage acute and chronic health conditions. The curriculum of this online certificate is customized to the needs and goals of the student, based on previous education and experience. Clinical practice and practicum experiences can be arranged in the student’s local area.
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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 RN experience required