Adult-Gero Acute Care Nurse Practitioner


Why study Adult-Gero Acute Care Nurse Practitioner?

The Master of Science in Nursing in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program prepares registered nurses to provide advanced care for adolescents, older adults and the frail elderly with acute, short-term illness; exacerbated chronic illness; or terminal disease.

Our acute care nurse practitioner program features flexible, online coursework and weekly on-campus labs, during three semesters only, that provide essential skill-training not replicable in an online format. This ensures our students obtain expert proficiency in the field to achieve the best possible outcomes for patients.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from an accredited nursing school and at least one year of work experience as a registered nurse. For more details, visit Admissions.

Graduates of this specialty meet educational requirements to take exams for national certification. Certified Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioners (AG ACNPs) provide services ranging from disease prevention to critical care to stabilize a patient’s condition, prevent complications, restore health or offer palliative care. AG ACNPs also coordinate comprehensive care in and across health care settings to ensure patients’ needs are met during care transitions. Many AG ACNPs work in hospitals, ambulatory care facilities or short-term stay settings.

Application Deadlines

For application deadlines, visit Admissions.

The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The University of Cincinnati College of Nursing’s graduate programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Contact Information

Graduate Programs
3110 Vine Street
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0038
(513) 558-3600

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Program Code: 29MAS-AGAC-MSN