Nursing (Adult Gerontology – Primary Care Nurse Practitioner), M.Sc. | Online (optional) | Thomas Jefferson University | Philadelphia, United States
M.Sc. On Campus Online

Nursing (Adult Gerontology – Primary Care Nurse Practitioner)

24 months
1200 USD/credit 36000 USD/year
1200 USD/credit 36000 USD/year
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The Nursing (Adult Gerontology – Primary Care Nurse Practitioner) at Thomas Jefferson University is prepared to assess and manage the full continuum of primary care services to individuals from young adults to older adulthood.  


The core knowledge provided in the specialty coursework is based on the full spectrum of wellness and health, as well as episodic and chronic health care needs.  

Key Features 

  • The Nursing (Adult Gerontology – Primary Care Nurse Practitioner) graduates from Thomas Jefferson University are well-prepared to provide care in a wide variety of outpatient settings, including private practices, public clinics, home-based primary and specialty care practices, hospital-based outpatient clinics, and specialty practices.
  • Two certification options exist for graduates of the Adult-Gerontology Primary Care (AGPC) Nurse Practitioner Program. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Health Policy, Legal and Ethical Dimensions of Practice
  • Research for Advanced Practice Nursing 
  • Philosophy, Foundations, and Methods for Evidence-Based Practice
  • Role of the Advanced Practice Nurse
  • Leadership and Critical Decision Making
  • Advanced Topics in Health Informatics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts: Submit official undergraduate and graduate transcripts from all regionally accredited institutions you have attended and/or from which you earned credit. 
  • Personal Statement: In 750 words or less, describe your motivation for pursuing this program at Jefferson, including your educational and professional goals that this program will help you achieve. 
  • Letters of Recommendation: Submit two letters of reference. References should come from either professional or academic sources such as supervisors, managers, charge nurses, instructors, and/or clinical nurse educators. You may request recommendations through your MyJefferson account.
  • Résumé: A current professional résumé is required.
  • Professional License/Certification: Upload your current and active nursing (RN) license, with the expiration date if applicable, in MyJefferson.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    36000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1200 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    36000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1200 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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