Master of Science in Nursing / Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner
University of Colorado – Colorado Springs

Program Details

The online MSN degree program from University of Colorado – Colorado Springs provides students with experience in research, health care policy, nursing theory, clinical problem solving/critical thinking, and creativity. The Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner track focuses on primary healthcare needs of adult and senior populations.

​This online AGNP program covers topics including primary care of acute and chronic health conditions, gender health, and caring for geriatric patients and their families. Graduates are able to foster change in health care delivery systems through translation of evidence in practice, assume leadership in fostering collaborative interprofessional care teams to integrate care service across the health care system, and participate in lifelong learning to promote excellence and to design innovative models of nursing practice.

Core MSN courses provide advanced nursing practice competencies in:

  • Philosophical foundations in nursing practice
  • Research and knowledge translation in nursing
  • Health assessment
  • Pathophysiology

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Colorado – Colorado Springs is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

GRE, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • Must have a bachelor's degree from an ACEN or CCNE accredited institution with an upper division major in nursing
  • Must have a current, unrestricted Registered Nurse license in the state where you practice during practicum rotations
  • GRE requirement waived for GPA 3.5 or higher

Restricted States

Alabama, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, US Territories, International