Master of Science in Nursing / Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Thomas Jefferson University

Program Details

The MSN in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner provides specialized coursework based on the full spectrum of high acuity patient care needs. Graduates of this program are eligible to sit for AGACNP certification from the American Nurses Credentialing Center or the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.

Students learn how to integrate knowledge, principles, and theories from nursing and related sciences into advanced nursing care. Coursework specific to the online Adult Nurse Practitioner program focuses on diagnostic reasoning and clinical decision-making. Nurses also gain advanced skills in pathophysiology, comprehensive assessment, and pharmacotherapeutics.

The curriculum also includes studies of:

  • Health policy, legal, and ethical dimensions of practice
  • Research for advanced practice nursing
  • Epidemiology
  • Informatics for nurses

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • All accepted students are required to attend a one day orientation before the program begins.