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Adult/Gerontology Primary Care Program

Quality education led by committed faculty

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.

  • Licensure Requirements

    Required: An active, valid & unencumbered Registered Nurse (RN) license in the state(s) which the student participates in clinical learning experiences.

  • Degree Requirements

    Required: a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree from an accredited college of university.

  • GPA Requirements

    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).

 
 

    7

    Semesters

    14

    Courses

    $20,919

    ✳ Total Tuition


    • 1

       Semester

      2 Courses (6 Hours)

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       Cost of Attendance

      $2,766

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    • 2

       Semester

      2 Courses (5 Hours)

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       Cost of Attendance

      $2,145

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    • 3

       Semester

      3 Courses (8 Hours)

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       Cost of Attendance

      $3,857

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    • 4

       Semester

      1 Course (6 Hours)

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       Cost of Attendance

      $2,743

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    • 5

       Semester

      2 Courses (9 Hours)

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       Cost of Attendance

      $3,733

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    • 6

       Semester

      2 Courses (9 Hours)

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       Cost of Attendance

      $3,823

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    • 7

       Semester

      2 Courses (8 Hours)

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       Cost of Attendance

      $3,225

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      ✳ – Total tuition & fees. Does not include book fees.

      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

      Leadership Immersion

      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.

      Faculty Expertise

      Our caring, experienced and innovative faculty are known for their commitment to student success.

      Online Flexibility

      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.

      Clinical Practicum

      The clinical experiences utilize the student’s acquired skills to improve the quality of health care in their geographic location.

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