What will I learn?

Overview

The Master of Science in Nursing in Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program prepares students to care for patients 13 and older from wellness to illness, which includes preventative, chronic and acute care with an emphasis on education, diagnosis, treatment and evaluation.

Career

Graduates of this specialty meet educational requirements to take exams for national certification. Certified Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioners (AG PCNPs) work in a variety of community-based primary care settings, including clinics focused on a specialty—such as cardiology, dermatology, endocrinology, etc.—hospital outpatient clinics, private practices and long-term care facilities.

Which department am I in?

College of Nursing

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
US$28,972.00 per year

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

Application deadline

1 March 2022, 1 June 2022

Start date

10 January 2022, 9 May 2022, 22 August 2022, 9 January 2023

Venue

UC Uptown Campus East

University of Cincinnati Medical Center,

234 Goodman Street,

CINCINNATI,

Ohio,

45219, United States

Online/Distance (2 years)

Tuition fees
US$15,202.00 per year
Total Tuition cost per Semester: USD $7,601, Instructional Fee: USD $6,612, Distance Learning Fee: USD $257

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

Application deadline

1 March 2022, 3 May 2022

Start date

10 January 2022, 9 May 2022, 22 August 2022, 9 January 2023

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have: Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college. BA in English is preferred, but not required; Minimum undergraduate GPA: 3.5

For international students

Applicants must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from an accredited nursing school and at least one year of work experience as a registered nurse.

Standardized Tests of English Proficiency

Most students fulfill the English requirement by taking the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), the International English Testing System (IELTS), or the PEARSON Test of English (PTE). For IELTS, an overall band score of 6.5 is sufficient for graduate admission. For PEARSON, a score of 47 is sufficient. TOEFL requirements vary based on the type of TOEFL test taken, and scores are valid for up to two years. The minimum university requirement is: 520 (paper-based test), or 190 (computer-based test), or 80 (internet-based test).

The application deadline for fall is Jun 01 and spring is Oct 15 and summer is Mar 01.

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

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