What will I learn?

A graduate certificate in adult gerontology clinical nurse specialist (AGCNS) from MU can help you expand your practice or specialize in gerontology. Continue working as you gain the knowledge and skills you need to advance. Learn from experienced practicing faculty who are renowned researchers in aging and belong to a network of nurses across the nation.

Students who pursue the adult gerontology clinical nurse specialist graduate certificate will:

Learn to provide direct patient care from wellness through acute care with a focus on complex and vulnerable adult and older adult populations;
Influence care outcomes by acting as a resource and providing expert consultation for nursing staff and other health professionals by implementing evidence-based practice initiatives to support improvements in health care delivery systems;
Be eligible for advanced practice nurse certification as an Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist (AGCNS) by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Which department am I in?

Sinclair School of Nursing

Study options

Online/Distance (21.5 credit hours)

Tuition fees
Estimated program cost: USD $12,496.23

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

18 January 2022, 22 August 2022

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have earned a U.S. bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution. Have earned a 3.0 or better GPA in the last 60 hours of baccalaureate coursework (for applicants with less than a master’s degree).

For international students

Students must have earned a U.S. bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution.

Have earned a 3.0 or better GPA in the last 60 hours of baccalaureate coursework (for applicants with less than a master’s degree).

Non-native English speakers must score 80 on the Internet-based TOEFL or 6.5 on the Academic IELTS, PTE score of 59 and Cambridge C1 Advanced score of 180

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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