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Maryville University – Online Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program2018-09-25T17:16:44+00:00

Maryville University – Online Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program

Program Overview

According to Maryville University:

“Dedicating your career to the adult-gerontology acute care specialty can be dually rewarding. Not only will you get the chance to provide compassionate care that addresses quality-of-life concerns, but you will also have the opportunity to become part of a professional sector that is generally very well compensated. Are you ready to become an adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioner? Maryville University offers four pathways for you to get there. No matter what route you take, adult-gerontology acute care is an in-demand specialization offering steady career growth. These online acute care nursing programs are designed to help you concentrate on providing holistic care for adult patients in specialized units, such as intensive care, cardiovascular, oncology, and emergency care.”

At a Glance


Total credit hours

Varies based on concentration

Tuition per credit                 

Tuition and fees


Program accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Practicum, internship and/or on-campus intensive                 

Local practicums


  • Online Master of Science in Nursing — Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (MSN AGACNP): Focus your nursing skills in adult care. This track is designed to help active nurses excel in the acute care environment. You can complete your AGACNP in just 32 months and 830 clinical hours completed over four (4) semesters.
  • Online Bachelor of Science in Nursing to Doctor of Nursing Practice Program — AGACNP Concentration (BSN to DNP AGACNP): This program offers a direct path to a DNP career with the added advantage of structuring a portion of your coursework to focus on adult-gerontology acute care. You can complete your program in just 40 months and 100% online. 830 clinical hours completed over four (4) semesters.
  • Post-Master’s Nurse Practitioner Certificate — Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner: If you have your MSN and are interested in specializing in adult-gerontology acute care, choose this certificate. You can complete your certificate in 35 credits and 830 clinical hours total.
  • Online Doctor of Nursing Practice with Nurse Practitioner Concentration — Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (DNP-NP AGACNP): Go from your MSN to your DNP with an AGPCNP concentration, and you can earn a terminal degree that helps bring you back into the clinical setting. You’ll earn your AGPCNP along with attaining your DNP, allowing you to practice at the highest level and lead interdisciplinary teams.



Time to complete                 

18-40 months, depending on track