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Nurse Practitioner Adult-Gero, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #179 (WUR) Online
The Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner specialty prepares nurses at the master’s level as an advanced practice nurse to practice in a variety of primary care settings.


Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioners work interdependently with other health professionals to provide primary health care to adults. The Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner will also have the opportunity to provide care to the frail elderly.

The Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner specialty requires 44 total credit hours, 32 didactic and 12 clinical, with 600 total hours of direct patient care. Two specialty courses provide students with a strong advanced primary care base for caring for patients with common health problems. Clinical experiences in a variety of primary care and specialty clinic settings offer extensive preparation for the advanced practice role. Students who start course work in the summer semester will take seven semesters to complete the program. Students starting in the fall semester will take six semesters to complete the program.

Programme Structure

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Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Intensity 20 hrs/week
  • Credits
    44 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

Requirements for admission in good standing for the MSN degree include:
  • BSN degree from a regionally accredited institution, equivalent to the one offered by the UAB School of Nursing;
  • Possess an unencumbered nursing license to practice in the state where you plan to conduct your clinical practicum;
  • Cumulative undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or on the last 60 semester hours

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    656 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 656 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    656 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 656 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • In-State

    572 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 572 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
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