Post-Master’s Certificate in Adult-Gerontological Nurse Practitioner
University of Massachusetts-Boston

Program Details

Nurse Practitioners and Registered Nurses with a master’s degree can add a specialty in Adult-Gerontological Nurse Practitioner with this online Post-Master’s Certificate. Students are able to increase their knowledge and skills through interactive online coursework and in-person clinical experiences.

The program offers a choice between two tracks: Primary Care of the Adult or Primary Care of the Childbearing Family. A special emphasis is placed on the mental and psychosocial health of the urban family. Graduates will be prepared to provide quality healthcare services and expand their practice to help adults at all stages of life.

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Massachusetts-Boston is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Applicants must have a master's degree in nursing from a NLNAC or CCNE approved graduate program.
  • Specific prerequisite courses and grades required. Contact the school for more information.
  • Applicants must have a current, unrestricted license in nursing in the state where the student will do their clinical practicum and evidence of national certification in advanced practice nursing specialty.

Restricted States

Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming