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Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist

Widener University

Master On Campus
24 months
Duration
972 USD/credit
972 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

In this program, you'll explore the advanced role as a clinical nurse specialist while earning a Master's in Science in Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist at the Widener University. 

Overview

The Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist program at the Widener University focuses on delivery of care for late adolescents, adults, and senior adults in wellness through acute care settings, including emergency and critical care environments. 

After program completion, you will be eligible to sit for either the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) national certification as an Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist. As a certified CNS, you'll be on the track to earning a doctorate-level degree.

Close Faculty Mentorship

  • Partner with nursing professors who bring years of clinical experience to the classroom.
  • You’ll join a student nursing community that is guided by close mentorship and one-on-one support from our full-time faculty.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Introduction to Nursing Science 
  • Nursing Leadership for Advanced Practice 
  • Advanced Practice Nursing: Current Perspectives
  • The Health Care Environment: Technology and Health Policy 
  • Using Research for Evidence-Based Practice 
  • Population Health and Epidemiology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

40 alternative credits

40-41

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete online application.
  • Application fee of $35.
  • Personal Statement.
  • Updated resume.
  • Two recommendations, preferably from professional nurses with graduate degrees, regarding applicant’s practice and potential for graduate work in nursing.
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended institutions of higher education.
  • Valid U.S. license as a registered nurse. NP or CNS option requires PA State Board of Nursing licensure prior to start of clinicals or as appropriate.
  • Satisfactory scores (550 written and 213 computer-based) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for all applicants from non-English speaking countries.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    972 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 972 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    972 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 972 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist
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