The Master of Science in Nursing specialty track for Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (AG-NP) prepares M.S. in Nursing graduates to provide direct patient care in a primary care setting. Coursework, clinical field experience, and research allow our students to acquire the knowledge, values, and skills necessary for certification by the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center AGPCNP-BC certification or the American Association of Nurse Practitioners A-GNP National Certification program in the area of advanced practice Adult Nurse Practitioner.
- Nursing 7403: Innovation Leadership in Advanced Nursing Practice (3)
- Nursing 7483: Quality Improvement and Informatics (3)
- Nursing 7491: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention across the Life Span (3)
- Nursing 7500: Health Policy and Advocacy (2)
- Nursing 7780: Evidence Based Nursing Scholarship (3)
Other required courses
- Nursing 7410: Advanced Health Assessment (3)
- Nursing 7450: Pathophysiology of Altered Health States (5)
- Nursing 7470: Advanced Pharmacology in Nursing (4)
- Nursing 7228.01: Advanced Practice Adult-Gerontology Nursing Clinical Practicum I (10 credit hours; 3 credits didactic, 7 credits clinical which equals 262.5* precepted clinical hours)
- Nursing 7228.02: Advanced Practice Adult-Gerontology Nursing Clinical Practicum II (10 credit hours; 3 credits didactic, 7 credits clinical which equals 262.5* precepted clinical hours)
* These are the minimum hours required
Use the hyperlinked list to ensure you have taken all of the courses required for your specialty. Your advisor will conduct a final review when you apply to graduate. Students must have completed these courses or have a Nursing Graduate Studies Committee-approved Course Waiver petition on file.
Standard curriculum plans for students starting clinical prior to 2020
Standard curriculum plans for students starting clinical in 2020 or later