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Nursing, Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) Track

Hofstra University

24 months
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1454 USD/credit
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About

The Hofstra University's Master of Science with a major in Nursing, Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) Track will graduate AGACNPs who will be prepared to provide quality, holistic, scientifically sound, and patient-centered care while optimizing the health and well-being of diverse populations and communities for the betterment of humanity.

Overview

The programme

The focus of the Hofstra University's Nursing, Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) Track is to prepare graduates to provide patient-centered quality care to the adult and older adult population. The Adult-Gerontology Acute Care NP applies evidence in practice designed to improve quality of care and health outcomes. The adult gerontology population-focused competencies incorporated into the Master of Science program build on the NP Core Competencies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Pathophysiology Across the Life Span 
  • Advanced Gerontological Care
  • Information Technology and Health Literacy Seminar I
  • Advanced Health Assessment Across the Life Span

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

51 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • BS in Nursing from an accredited institution with a GPA of 3.0.
  • An unencumbered New York state RN license.
  • Nursing clinical experience: Prior to entering the clinical coursework of the MS program in the fall of year 2, a minimum of two years of acute/critical care experience is required.
  • Verification of a basic health assessment course.
  • Verification of a statistics course.
  • AHA Certification: current copy of ACLS certification.
  • A resume that includes relevant work experiences.
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • A pre-admission interview.
  • One essay.
  • Comprehensive background check.
  • Student Health Requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1454 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1454 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    1454 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1454 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Hempstead

1300 - 2834 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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