Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (A.G.N.P)

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* The baccalaureate degree in nursing/master's degree in nursing/ Doctor of Nursing Practice and post graduate APRN certificate programs at Wilkes University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (www.ccneaccreditation.org)

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Care for Adolescents, Adults and Geriatric Patients

Our Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner track promotes quality outcomes to facilitate health promotion, protection and disease prevention. This track will help you develop the necessary knowledge and skills to provide chronic primary and acute primary healthcare and to integrate evidence-based nursing theories with health assessment and diagnostic reasoning of chronic and acute primary healthcare problems.

Clinical Placement Experts

Wilkes works with you to offer a high-quality placement experience that meets the clinical requirements to prepare you for success in your future endeavors. We partner with you to:

  • Research and find a nearby site aligned with your area of study.
  • Organize all necessary document and clearance requirements.
  • Monitor your schedule and placement hours.

Admission Requirements | Associate Degree in Nursing (R.N.) to Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) – Nurse Practitioner 

  • Associate Degree in Nursing with a 3.0 GPA
  • Unencumbered R.N. license
  • One year of clinical experience (by the start of the nurse practitioner clinical courses)
  • Resume and cover letter

Admission Requirements | Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) - Nurse Practitioner

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing with a 3.0 GPA
  • Unencumbered R.N. license
  • One year of clinical experience (by the start of the nurse practitioner clinical courses)
  • Resume and cover letter

    Admission Requirements | Post-graduate/A.P.R.N. Certificate

    • Master/Doctoral in Nursing or Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing to Doctor of Nursing Practice degree with a 3.0 GPA
    • Unencumbered R.N. license
    • One year of clinical experience (by the start of the nurse practitioner clinical courses)
    • Resume and cover letter

    Program Features

    • Nurse practitioner concentrations available: Psychiatric/Mental Health, Adult-Gerontology Primary Care and Family
    • $728 per credit hour
    • Three opportunities per year to start classes
    • 12-week courses
    • 2018 board certification exam pass rate: 91.7%