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Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

24 months
48518 USD/year
48518 USD/year
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The mission of the Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program from Emory University is to graduate excellent clinicians, exemplary critical thinkers and effective communicators. Coursework and clinical experiences emphasize the physiological, psychosocial impact and social disease burden on the patient and the family.


The Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program from Emory University prepares nurses for advanced practice through a course of study focused on the primary care of patients and their families from adolescence through end of life. Emphasis is focused on the prevention and management of chronic disease in the adult population, through pharmacologic, behavioral and relationship development. 

Graduates are prepared to sit for the Adult/Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner exam administered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or the American Association of Nurse Practitioners Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Exam.

Unique Highlights

As the population of older adults grows exponentially, graduates of this program of study are prepared to improve the care of this entire population—by in depth study of disease trends, evidence based guidelines, and preservation of physical, mental and social function to end of life. Career Opportunities Graduates of this program are prepared for advanced practice roles in a wide variety of health care settings. In addition to working as a nurse practitioner, graduates have found positions as researchers, consultants, or educators.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research and Evidence-Based Practice 
  • Management of Acute and Chronic Illness 
  • Advanced Pharmacology 
  • Adult/Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner 
  • Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety 
  • Advanced Management of Geriatric Skin, Continence and Functional Reserve 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


49 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited nursing program (CCNE, NLNAC)
  • Unencumbered RN license in the state of Georgia or a multistate RN license

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    48518 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24259 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    48518 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24259 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Atlanta

1213 - 2208 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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