Our Adult/Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP) Program offers students the opportunity to advance their careers in primary care, caring for patients from adolescence through geriatrics. Our AGPCNP students learn to work in interdisciplinary teams to promote holistic family and community health.
Required: An active, valid & unencumbered Registered Nurse (RN) license in the state(s) which the student participates in clinical learning experiences.
Required: a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree from an accredited college of university.
Required: a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 & a minimum GPA of 3.0 for all upper division courses.
Required Application Documents
Required: a resume, all relevant transcripts, a personal statement (see personal statement guidelines) & one (1) professional reference from a clinical manager or other authority speaking on your commitment to discovery of new knowledge, your current knowledge in a clinical area & your dedication to the profession.
Work Experience Requirements
Required: A minimum of one (1) year of recent experience as a registered nurse (RN).
Adult/Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program Curriculum & Tuition
Semester 1 Course Number Course Name Hours GNRS 5373 Theoretical and Research Foundations for Advanced Nursing Practice 3 GNRS 5355 Pathophysiology 3 Semester 2 Course Number Course Name Hours GNRS 5298 Geriatric Syndromes 2 GNRS 5301 Pharmacological Principles and Clinical Therapeutics 3 Semester 3 Course Number Course Name Hours GNRS 5346 Public Policy 3 GNRS 5307 Advanced Health Assessment 3 GNRS 5217 NP Diagnostic Reasoning 2 Semester 4 Course Number Course Name Hours GNRS 5634 AGNP - Well Adults 6 Semester 5 Course Number Course Name Hours GNRS 5635 AGNP II - Acute Health Problems of Adults 6 GNRS 5349 Informatics 3 Semester 6 Course Number Course Name Hours GNRS 5613 AGNP III - Chronic & Complex Health Problems of Adults 6 GNRS 5350 NP Business and Roles 3 Semester 7 Course Number Course Name Hours GNRS 5554 AGNP IV - Clinical Role Practicum 5 GNRS 53371 Public Heath Principles in Advanced nursing Practice Nursing 3
Total (Tuition & Course Fees) $20,919 Semester 1 Tuition and University Fees $2,206 Course Fees $330 Book Fees $230 Semester 2 Tuition and University Fees $1,707 Course Fees $275 Book Fees $163 Semester 3 Tuition and University Fees $2,611 Course Fees $867 Book Fees $379 Semester 4 Tuition and University Fees $2,061 Course Fees $410 Book Fees $272 Semester 5 Tuition and University Fees $2,912 Course Fees $745 Book Fees $76 Semester 6 Tuition and University Fees $2,912 Course Fees $745 Book Fees $166 Semester 7 Tuition and University Fees $2,158 Course Fees $980 Book Fees $87
AGPCNP Program Highlights
Opportunities to immerse in the theoretical aspects of leadership practice & apply these theories in clinical settings.
Patient Care Outcomes
Critical thinking is developed to identify improvement opportunities & conduct change to improve care delivery & improve safety.
Real World Applications
Students increase skills in cost-effective problem solving, process improvement, risk assessment & the reduction of health care cost.
Our caring, experienced and innovative faculty are known for their commitment to student success.
Students come to campus for orientation and each semester for 2-3 days. We have our own technical team to assist students with online learning.
Small Class Size
Our classes are small to allow for individual focused attention from faculty and in-depth networking opportunities with peers.
The clinical experiences utilize the student’s acquired skills to improve the quality of health care in their geographic location.