Master of Science in Nursing / Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
University of Missouri-Kansas City

Program Details

The University of Missouri at Kansas City offers several online Master of Science in Nursing programs. The Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner track prepares students for employment in advanced practice nursing caring for adults at all stages of life.

Core courses in this online Adult Nurse Practitioner program give students a strong foundation in evidence-based practice, diagnosis and treatment of illness, and promotion of wellness. Nurses gain knowledge and skills within their specialty area of clinical practice. Clinical experiences in the student’s community reinforce information taught in classes.

Courses examine subject areas such as:

  • Pharmacology for advanced nursing practice
  • Healthcare policy and advocacy
  • Diagnostic reasoning and advanced assessment
  • Advanced pathophysiology across the lifespan

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Missouri-Kansas City is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.2 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Requires one on-campus residency during each semester of clinical courses
  • Must have a bachelor's degree in nursing from an institution nationally recognized by CCNE or ACEN and current RN licensure

Restricted States

Kentucky, New York, Tennessee, Washington, Wyoming