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Nursing: Adult Gerontological Nurse Practitioner

Oakland University

M.Sc.
28 months
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1027 USD/credit
1027 USD/credit
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The Master of Science in Nursing: Adult/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner is a 48-credit program that prepares professional nurses for advanced nursing practice, leadership in the nursing profession and future doctoral study. 

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Overview

The plan of study for the Adult/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner (Adult/GNP) program prepares the advanced practice nurse as a primary care provider for adult (age 13 to end of life), older adult and frail elder clients in a variety of settings. The curriculum focuses on culturally sensitive care, incorporating health promotion and management of acute and chronic health problems. 

The graduate is prepared to apply nursing theory, principles of advanced practice nursing and evidence-based practice in the design and delivery of primary care. Knowledge for advanced nursing practice is synthesized from concepts in nursing as well as the biological and social sciences. Graduates of the Adult/ GNP program are prepared to take the Adult/GNP national certification examination.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theoretical Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice
  • Diversity and Social Issues
  • Research Topics in Advanced Nursing Practice
  • Health Policy and Finance
  • Interprofessional Role Development Leadership and Ethics in Advanced Nursing Practice
  • Graduate Research: Project
  • Advanced Pathophysiology for Health and Illness Across the Lifespan
  • Advanced Health Assessment
  • Advanced Nursing Interventions
  • Pharmacology for Advanced Nursing Practice Across the Lifespan
  • Holistic Perspectives on Aging
  • Health Promotion Across the Lifespan
  • Advanced Nursing Care of Adults and Older Adults I
  • Advanced Nursing Care of Adults and Older Adults II
  • Advanced Nursing Care of Frail Elders

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 28 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

Before an applicant’s file can be reviewed for full program admission, all application documents must be received in Graduate Study and Lifelong Learning by the deadline listed below. Incomplete applications will not be sent to departments for admission review.

The Master of Science in Nursing: Adult/Gerontological degree program is awarded upon satisfactory completion of 48 credits (including a minimum of 630 clinical practice hours) in an approved program of study. The program of study allows full-time students to complete the requirements in 28 months.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1027 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1027 USD per credit and a duration of 28 months.
  • National

    1027 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1027 USD per credit and a duration of 28 months.
  • In-State

    738 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 738 USD per credit and a duration of 28 months.

Funding

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