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

Program Details

The MSN / Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner degree program encompasses the full continuum of primary care services for adults in all stages of life. Nurses gain specialized skills in the wellness and health, episodic, and chronic health care needs of this population.

Students in this online Adult Nurse Practitioner program can put their degree to use in settings such as private practice, public clinics, home-based primary and specialty care practices, hospital-based outpatient clinics, and specialty practices. Graduates meet academic eligibility to sit for the AGPCNP certification exams offered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board. 

Nurses in this program will study topics including:

  • Management of common health problems in primary care
  • Diagnostic reasoning and clinical decision making in adult care
  • Management of the adult and older adult in ambulatory care

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

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.