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What will I learn?

The Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner graduate certificate provides nurses who already have a graduate nursing degree the additional specialized knowledge for the adult gerontology primary care nurse practitioner role. The certificate meets the educational requirements for the national certification examination.

Certificate Requirements

NURS 60120 ADULT/GERONTOLOGY PRIMARY CARE I

NURS 60125 FAMILY AND ADULT GERONTOLOGY NURSE PRACTITIONER ROLE

NURS 60220 PRIMARY CARE II: CHRONICALLY ILL ADULTS

NURS 60320 ADULT/GERONTOLOGY PRIMARY CARE III

NURS 60506 CLINICAL DIAGNOSTICS FOR ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSES

NURS 61292 ADULT/GERONTOLOGY PRIMARY CARE I PRACTICUM

NURS 61892 FAMILY AND ADULT/GERONTOLOGY NURSE PRACTITIONER ROLE PRACTICUM

NURS 62292 PRIMARY CARE II PRACTICUM: CHRONICALLY ILL ADULTS

NURS 63692 ADULT GERONTOLOGY COMPREHENSIVE PRIMARY CARE III PRACTICUM

Which department am I in?

College of Nursing

Study options

Full Time (20 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$19,088.00 per year
Start date

18 January 2022

Venue

Kent State University

800 E. Summit Street,

KENT,

Ohio,

44242, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university (master's preferred). Minimum 3.000 undergraduate GPA.

For international students

Students must have a 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. Applicants must obtain a minimum score of TOEFL Paper Based Test is 560 (83 on the Internet based version), the minimum score of MELAB is 78 or IELTS minimum score of 6.5 and the minimum score of PTE academic is 55.

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

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