Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nurse Specialist / Adult Gerontology
University of Detroit Mercy

Program Details

The online Post-Master’s Certificate in Clinical Nurse Specialist / Adult Gerontology program from the University of Detroit Mercy 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


  • BSN from a nationally accredited program
  • Official transcripts
  • 3.0 minimum GPA
  • Resume, documenting 2000 hours, minimum, working as an RN
  • Valid, unencumbered RN license
  • Letters of professional recommendation
  • Statement of personal goals and objectives
  • Interview

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Restricted States

Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, US Territories