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Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

15 months
52508 USD/year
52508 USD/year
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The Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program of University of Pennsylvania is rated number one by U.S. News and World Report.


The Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program of University of Pennsylvania teaches students to synthesize theoretical, scientific, and contemporary clinical knowledge to assess and manage health and illness in adult and older adult patients.

Our program

  • We’ll train you to deliver care that meets patients’ needs, regardless of setting. You’ll be comfortable working in community health clinics, private medical practices, speciality clinics, Veteran’s Administration facilities, home care, assisted living facilities, long-term care settings, rehabilitation centers, and urgent care.
  • In many cases, Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioners follow their patients across care settings, acting as a guardian to protect care quality and patient safety during transitions. These nurses are the backbone of our profession, caring for patients in sickness and in health, and they are in demand today more than ever.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology
  • Advanced Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Nursing Practice
  • Professional Role Issues for Nurse Practitioners
  • Advanced Physical Assessment and Clinical Decision Making
  • Scientific Inquiry for Evidence-based Practice
  • Research Methods and Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 15 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

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

  • All applicants must have completed a BSN at an accredited college or university and a statistics course. Generally speaking, competitive applicants have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in their BSN program. Applicants who have completed their BSN program in the United States with a GPA of 3.2 or greater on a 4.0 scale are eligible to have the GRE requirement waived. 
  • All students at Penn Nursing must fulfill our immunization requirements as well as CPR certification, drug screen and background checks, licensure requirements, and other program-specific qualifications.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    52508 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 52508 USD per year during 15 months.
  • National

    52508 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 52508 USD per year during 15 months.
  • part-time tuition: $5,956 per course

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 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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