The online MSN in Adult-Gerontological Clinical Nurse Specialist degree is designed for working adults seeking to advance their careers. With this online adult nurse practitioner program students will specialize in caring for individuals and families in primary care settings. The curriculum prepares students to assess, diagnose, and manage healthcare needs in adults and children, emphasizing health promotion and disease prevention.
As a Clinical Nurse Specialist, you will provide direct patient care but also influence healthcare delivery systems and nursing standards. Graduates will have advanced knowledge in the basic science of nursing and the science of Adult-Gerontology.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
University of South Alabama is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)
- Active unencumbered RN License
- Students may be required to return to campus at the end of fall, spring, and summer semesters for a final exam and orientation to the next semester.