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Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (Primary Care)

12 months
24980 USD/year
24980 USD/year
8060 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (Primary Care) programme of Boise State University prepares students for certifcation as an Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner through certifcation agencies such as the American Nurses Credentialing Center– ANCC or the American Association of Nurse Practitioners–AANP and licensure as a nurse practitioner by the State Board of Nursing. 


Students in both the acute and primary care tracks will specialize in care of adults with a focus on older adults. 

Students in Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (Primary Care) programme of Boise State University will focus on prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of patients in the ambulatory setting and clinical experience occur in primary care settings. This program is ofered primarily via distance education with three on site experiences on the Boise State University campus.

Key facts: 

Clinical experiences are arranged in collaboration with the student, and ideally, students are placed in the communities where they reside.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Primary Care Management of Adult/Geriatric Health and Illness 
  • Primary Care Clinical Residency 
  • Primary Care Procedures and Diagnostics for the Advanced Practice Nurse
  • Primary Care Clinical Skills Synthesis
  • Electives

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


50 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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

  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended.
  • A 500-word personal statement that includes educational goals, and long term professional goals.
  • Clearly explain the advanced practice nursing role you seek to fulfill following graduation.
  • Provide rationale for specializing in either Acute Care or Primary Care.
  • Demonstrate your understanding of the role of the advanced practice nurse practitioner in Adult Gerontology.
  • Explain why you have chosen the AGNP program at Boise State University.
  • A current résumé or curriculum vitae.
  • A valid, unencumbered RN license from within the United States.
  • A non-refundable application fee of $20 to the School of Nursing.
  • Three professional references. References must be from a current employer or prior nursing faculty.
  • Completion of an undergraduate statistics course with a grade of C or better. 
  • Completion of an undergraduate research course with a grade of C or better. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24980 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    24980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24980 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8060 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8060 USD per year during 12 months.


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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