Master of Science in Nursing / Gerontology
Western Michigan University

Program Details

The Master of Science in Nursing program from Western Michigan University offers an online concentration in Gerontology. This degree track focuses on the healthcare needs of aging and elderly populations.

Students in this geriatric nurse practitioner program online learn how to apply research outcomes within a practice setting. Courses explore ways to intervene at a systemic level through policy development and advocacy to influence healthcare. Online coursework for this program is combined with an in-person practicum experience in the student’s community.

Courses in the MSN / Gerontology program include:

  • The study of human aging
  • Global issues and cultural perspectives on aging
  • Aging health and social services

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Western Michigan University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Must have a BSN or bachelor's degree with a major in nursing from an accredited program in nursing
  • Requires a current unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse in a US state or territory