Post Master’s Certificate in Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner-Advanced Placement
Youngstown State University

Program Details

YSU offers an online Post Master’s Certificate in Adult Gerontology designed for the aspiring Acute Care NP.  This is an advanced placement certificate, designed for the working nurse practitioner, allows you to build your advanced skills and professional competencies in holistic care in specialized environments.  The YSU online adult nurse practitioner program will cover topics including but not limited to:

  • Physical assessment
  • Health maintenance
  • Health promotion

This curriculum consists of supervised clinical practicums studying and following cases of complex and chronic conditions in adults.  You will expand your skills in physical assessment, management, problem-solving, and more by working with diverse adult and geriatric populations.  Graduates with this online AGACNP certificate are prepared for careers in emergency units, rehabilitation facilities, long-term care settings, and other healthcare environments with specialized units.

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Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Youngstown State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

2.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • MSN degree required
  • Valid RN license
  • 1 year of critical care experience