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Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

Adelphi University

M.Sc. On Campus
30 months
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1310 USD/credit
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About

Caring for adults and the elderly has become an important aspect of today’s society. There is an exponential demand for greater numbers of nurse practitioners to meet the primary care needs of the population. We offer a master degree in Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner at the Adelphi University.

Overview

The Master of Science (MS) in Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner at the Adelphi University focuses on preparing you to work in this growing area of specialization in healthcare. The curriculum integrates theoretical knowledge with diagnostic and treatment skills while exploring the issues and forces within the healthcare delivery system.

During the program, you will work closely with advanced practice nurses and other health professionals in a variety of clinical settings. 

Why Should I Enroll?

  • State-of-the-art, 18,000-square-foot clinical simulation laboratory with the latest education technology, housed in the College of Nursing and Public Health’s new Nexus Building and Welcome Center
  • Part-time online, blended and in-person courses that cater to the full-time working professional
  • Side-by-side experience with nurse practitioner faculty
  • Individualized educational planning and advisement
  • Variety of clinical settings, including community health clinics, health maintenance organizations, specialty clinics, correctional facilities and private medical practices

Programme Structure

  • Through a comprehensive curriculum that uses traditional and online classroom settings, simulated experiences and clinical training, you will develop strong primary care knowledge and clinical reasoning skills while completing course work in the care of adolescents, adults and the elderly. 
  • The program is built on a strong foundation of core courses, including theory, statistics, research and health policy, all taught by expert faculty. Some nurse practitioner courses include advanced pathophysiology, pharmacology and physical assessment.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We are currently accepting applications on a rolling basis.

Language

English
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Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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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
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Current New York State RN license
  • Official transcripts showing a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and B or above in all science and nursing classes
  • Final transcript documenting a bachelor’s degree in nursing (BSN) from an accredited four-year institution
  • Résumé
  • A 500-word, typed essay on your reasons for applying to the program
  • Two letters of recommendation, from master’s prepared nurses or above only, with credentials included.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1310 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1310 USD per credit and a duration of 30 months.
  • National

    1310 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1310 USD per credit and a duration of 30 months.

Funding

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