Post-Master’s Certificate in Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
West Coast University

Program Details

The Post-Master's Certificate in Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner degree from West Coast University allows you to take your nursing career to the next level.  With this online adult nurse practitioner program students complete a streamlined yet comprehensive curriculum that will allow them to act as primary care providers.  You will work with patients across the adult age spectrum from late adolescence through older adulthood, including providing comprehensive end of life care to adults.  The coursework covers preventive health services, patient education, disease management, and illness prevention as you learn to critically analyze and adapt health care interventions based on assessments of an individual’s needs.  Graduates are ready to meet the needs of people from diverse populations and cultural backgrounds with sensitivity and awareness.

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100% 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

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Requires graduation from a master's or doctoral nursing program
  • Provide proof of current, unobstructed RN license in the United States
  • One year of direct patient care nursing experience as an RN within the last five years required
  • Requires prerequisites in advanced pathophysiology, pharmacology and physical assessment

Restricted States

International