MSN to DNP Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Curriculum (AG-ACNP) (onsite & online)

The MSN-DNP Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AG-ACNP) is designed for masters prepared AG-ACNPs who want to obtain a practice focused  doctorate. Throughout the program AG-ACNP students develop the clinical, organizational, economic, and leadership skills to design and implement programs of care delivery which significantly impact health care outcomes and have the potential to transform health care. Graduates with this terminal practice degree are prepared for roles in direct care.

The online option is only available to applicants with a master’s degree in same focus and may not be available to students from every state. Click here to determine if the School of Nursing is authorized to enroll online MSN-DNP from your state.

* Courses numbered as “24, 34__” are delivered synchronously via distance technology. Such courses are open only to qualified on-site students as per Policy 438

Fall Term (Year 1)

Spring Term (Year 1)

  • NUR 2680/2480* Introduction to Genetics and Molecular Therapeutics 3 cr.
  • NUR 2007/2407* Research for Evidenced Based Practice 2 2 cr.
  • NUR 3036 Capstone Project 2 cr.
  • Cognate 3 cr.

Summer Term (Year 1)

Fall Term (Year 2)

Spring Term (Year 2)

#Students may take NUR 3052/3452* Manuscript Development offered in the fall and spring term in lieu of this course.

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