Doctor in Nursing Practice / Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist
University of Missouri-Columbia

Program Details

The Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist DNP degree is an online adult nurse practitioner degree.  This program prepares expert clinicians in the specialized Adult-Gerontology nursing practice.  Not only will you learn to provide direct patient care, but you will also be an expert consultant for nursing staff.  The curriculum implements evidence-based practice initiatives to support improvements in health care delivery systems.  

This is designed with the working nurse in mind.  You can take this as a full time or part time program and complete coursework on your own schedule where you live.

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Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Missouri-Columbia is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Some campus visits may be required
  • Current unencumbered RN license in the United States

Restricted States

Arizona, Colorado, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Tennessee, Washington, Wisconsin