Q: How long is the Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program?
A: Three semesters full-time or four semesters for the extended program.
Q: Are clinical hours required?
A: Yes, you must already have 500 contact hours of nurse practitioner clinical to be eligible for admission. You must complete an additional 360 contact hours in acute care settings over 3-4 semesters.
Q: Is the program online?
A: Yes, the courses are online except for clinical experiences.
Q: Will this prepare me to sit for acute care certification?
A: Yes, this was designed to allow you to sit for the adult gerontology acute care certification through ANCC.
Q: When do you accept applications?
A: We only admit students for the spring semester each year for this specialty.