Master of Science in Nursing / Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist
University of Detroit Mercy

Program Details

The online MSN degree with a concentration in Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist program is designed for nurses seeking to advance their careers.  This online adult gerontology program provides qualified nurses with the opportunity to gain knowledge in advanced practice nursing in this healthcare specialty.  Courses cover such topics as:

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

Graduates are ready to work in a variety of settings from acute to non-acute care.  

Online students at the University of Detroit Mercy benefit from a dedicated faculty who offer a rigorous experience that also includes flexibility, allowing students to choose their pace.  Success is important to the faculty, as seen by their availability to students needing extra support.

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100% Online

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

Bachelor 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