Post-Master’s Certificate in Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist
University of Detroit Mercy

Program Details

If you have completed an MSN degree and are seeking to advance your career, the Post-Master's Certificate in Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist can help you achieve your goal.  This online adult gerontology program provides qualified nurses with the opportunity to gain specialty knowledge in adult-gerontology advanced practice nursing.  Coursework focuses on the areas of:

  • Advanced Pathophysiology
  • Advanced Physical Assessment
  • Advanced Pharmacology
  • The Role of the Clinical Nurse Specialist 

Students are prepared to work in various health settings, from acute to non-acute care.  

At the University of Detroit Mercy, you will benefit from a dedicated faculty that offer a rigorous experience that also features flexibility and allows students to choose their pace.  Success is important to them, as evidenced by their willingness to help any student who needs extra support.

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Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Detroit Mercy is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • An unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse