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Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist/Educator

Old Dominion University

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
1320 USD/credit
523 USD/credit
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About

The School of Nursing offers a curriculum leading to the degree of Master of Science in Nursing with an advanced practice area of Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist/Educator. The program of study prepares students as expert clinicians in the application of evidence-based knowledge within the realms of nursing interventions, teaching and research.

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Overview

The School of Nursing offers a curriculum leading to the degree of Master of Science in Nursing with an advanced practice area of Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist/Educator. The program of study prepares students as expert clinicians in the application of evidence-based knowledge within the realms of nursing interventions, teaching and research. Students also receive preparation as nurse educators, and are therefore dually prepared for clinical and academic roles.

The program requires course content in theory, research, education, Adult Gerontology CNS professional and clinical cores, and the advanced practice area with a a selected secondary focus. Applicants are admitted for either full-time or part-time study and can begin in fall. The curriculum is designed to prepare nurses as Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialists with a secondary clinical focus in an area of their choice. Graduates of this program are eligible to sit for the American Nurses' Association (ANCC) Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist Certification Exam.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theoretical Foundations for Nursing Practice
  • Advanced Pathophysiology
  • Advanced Physical Assessment
  • Advanced Physical Assessment Laboratory
  • Pharmacotherapeutics for Primary Health Care Providers
  • Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist I: Introduction to Practice
  • Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist Practicum I: Role Socialization
  • Ethical Concepts and Issues in Advanced Practice Nursing
  • Nursing Curriculum Design and Program Evaluation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application and fee
  • Equivalent U.S. Bachelor's Degree
  • All prior College/University transcripts and Diploma
  • Financial Documentation (seeking F/J visas only)
  • Passport identification page, if available

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1320 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1320 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    523 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 523 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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