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Post-Master's Certificate in Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Post-Master's Certificate in Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

The Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner certificate is designed for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses with certification in other specialty areas to receive the necessary education to sit for AGACNP certification.

Year One (6 hours)

Students must take the following course in sequence. A grade of "B" or better must be earned in each course to successfully complete certificate requirements.

NURS 5400Adult/Gerontology Acute Care I

6 credits

Year Two(13 hours)

Students must take the following course in sequence. A grade of "B" or better must be earned in each course to successfully complete certificate requirements.

NURS 6400Adult/Gerontology Acute Care II

6 credits

NURS 6500Adult/Gerontology Acute Care III

7 credits

Admissions Requirements

  1. Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) or Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) from an accredited College or University. 
  2. Unencumbered license as a Registered Nurse and APRN certification in the State of Georgia. 
  3. Completion of the following prerequisite course: Advanced Pathophysiology, Advanced Pharmacology, and Advanced Physical Assessment 
  4. Official transcripts 
  5. Two letters of recommendation 
  6. Resume 
  7. Interview 
  8. Essay- Describing the desire to complete training for AGACNP certification and the value it will add to their career path and healthcare delivery.