24 months
30551 USD/year
27650 USD/year
15576 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


This Adult-Gerontological Nursing specialty at University of Massachusetts Lowell focuses on promoting the health of adults and older adults during the process of normal development and aging.


Students develop advanced skills in communicating with adults, health assessment, treating common health problems, health teaching, and nursing interventions and evaluation. Adult-Gerontological Nursing degree is offered by University of Massachusetts Lowell.

The Adult-Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program's goal is to provide advance practice nursing education with focus on the management of health problems, research, leadership and health promotion among diverse populations.

Learning outcomes

Graduates of the master's program are prepared to:

  • Practice in the advanced nursing role of the specialty
  • Collaborate with individuals, families, peers and other professionals
  • Effectively demonstrate leadership in the profession


The Baccalaureate, Master's and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs in Nursing at University of Massachusetts Lowell Solomont School of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Family and Adult-Gerontological Advanced Practice Nursing 
  • Adult-Gerontological Nursing Practicum 
  • Adult Gerontological Nursing
  • Scholarly Writing
  • Geropsychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications received after the deadline, if there are openings, will be reviewed on a case by case basis.




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Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree with a major in nursing from an accredited program
  • An undergraduate scholastic average of 3.0 or better
  • An introductory course in statistics. Evidence of statistics course and grade should be on your transcript(s).
  • License to practice nursing in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and professional nursing experience. A copy of your current license must be included with the application materials.
  • A resume
  • Two letters of recommendation pertaining to academic ability and professional competency with one preferably from a Baccalaureate faculty member and others from professional supervisors
  • A goal statement that briefly highlights relevant work history and immediate and long term professional goals as an advanced-practice nurse. 
  • Computer literacy
  • Official transcripts from all college level degrees and coursework.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30551 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30551 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    27650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27650 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    15576 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15576 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Lowell

1130 - 2341 USD /month
Living costs

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


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