12 months
10200 USD/year
10200 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist graduate certificate from Kent State University provides nurses who already have a graduate nursing degree the additional specialized knowledge for the adult gerontology clinical nurse specialist role. 

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Key Features

The Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist graduate certificate from Kent State University meets the educational requirements for the national certification examination.

This program is designed to prepare students to sit for applicable licensure or certification in Ohio. If you plan to pursue licensure or certification in a state other than Ohio, please review state educational requirements for licensure or certification and contact information for state licensing boards at Kent State's website for professional licensure disclosure.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Clinical Diagnostics for Advanced Practice Nurses
  • Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist 
  • Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist I Practicum

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

For timely consideration of the application, it is recommended applicants submit a complete application at least one month before the start of the semester.


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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Master's degree in nursing or a doctorate in nursing practice from an accredited nursing program
  • Minimum 3.000 graduate GPA on a 4.000 scale
  • Official transcript(s)
  • Active, unrestricted registered nurse license in the state in which practicum hours will be completed
  • Résumé or vita
  • Goal statement (no more than 250 words) describing reasons for seeking the certificate in the identified specialty and professional goals
  • Transcript(s) of all previous graduate coursework1
  • Syllabi of all courses to considered for transfer in the gap analysis
  • Three letters of reference from health care professionals or faculty members

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10200 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    10200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10200 USD for the full programme 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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