Master of Science in Nursing / Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
West Coast University

Program Details

West Coast University offers an MSN in Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner degree for nurses seeking to advance their careers while serving as primary care providers.  This online agnp program builds on previous clinical background and experience to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to succeed in this field.  You will learn to care for adults from late adolescence through older adulthood, meeting their health and wellness needs.  The program focuses on managing common acute and chronic health care problems.  Courses teach evidence-based medicine while helping students learn to care for people from diverse populations and cultural backgrounds. 

In as little as 32 months graduates are ready to offer patients knowledge, sensitivity, and quality care in such settings as:

  • Private medical practices
  • Veteran's Administration facilities
  • Assisted living facilities
  • Community health centers

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

West Coast University is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Interview, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)

Additional Info

  • Provide proof of current, unobstructed RN license in the United States
  • One year of direct patient care nursing experience within the last five years highly recommended
  • Two onsite intensives required

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