Master of Science in Nursing / Adult/Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
The University of Texas Medical Branch

Program Details

Advance your career into an Adult/Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner specialty with this online MSN program from The University of Texas Medical Branch. Students learn how to work in interdisciplinary teams to provide holistic health to patients from adolescence through geriatrics.

The convenient online format allows nurses to continue working while pursuing their education. Clinical practicum experiences are arranged in the student’s local area, providing hands-on practice of skills acquired through coursework. Students develop critical thinking skills necessary for analysis and improvement of care delivery and safety in healthcare.

The online Adult Nurse Practitioner program covers topics such as:

  • Pharmacological principles and clinical therapeutics
  • Advanced health assessment
  • Diagnostic reasoning
  • Acute health problems of adults
  • Chronic and complex health problems of adults

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

The University of Texas Medical Branch is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • One year of recent experience as a registered nurse
  • Current (active), valid, unencumbered license