Post Masters Certificate in Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Youngstown State University

Program Details

Youngstown State University offers an online Post Master’s Certificate in Adult Gerontology, concentrating in Acute Care to the working Nurse Practitioner.  This program, designed specifically for those in possession of their MSN, is preparation for AG-ACNP certification exams as well as prescriptive authority.  Online online adult nurse practitioner program studies consist of core courses, covering topics such as:

  • Pharmacology
  • Health assessment
  • Pathophysiology

Along with core studies, you will also be required to take on specialty practicum and professional courses.  Through supervised clinical placements, you will expand your skills in health maintenance, diagnostics, technologies, problem-solving and management.  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