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Texas Tech University – Online Master of Science in Nursing – AG-ACNP2018-09-25T16:47:05+00:00

Texas Tech University – Online Master of Science in Nursing – AG-ACNP

Program Overview

According to Texas Tech University:

“The Master of Science in Nursing Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Track (AGACNP) prepares graduates to provide culturally sensitive, comprehensive care for adults with common episodic and chronic health problems. A Post-Masters Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate is also available to those who currently hold a Master of Science in Nursing and wish to assume a specialized role in the health care of promoting, maintaining, and restoring health to adults who are chronically, acutely or critically ill.”

At a Glance

URL https://www.ttuhsc.edu/nursing/masters/adult-gero-acute-care-np/
Total credit hours 48 credit hours
Tuition per credit Tuition and fees
Practicum, internship and/or on-campus requirement The AGACNP is an online program that requires occasional travel to the Lubbock campus.
Accreditation The master’s degree program in nursing at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
Admission requirements According to Texas Tech University, criteria for admission for the AG-ACNP program includes:

  • Valid unencumbered RN License
  • Baccalaureate nursing degree (BSN) from a regionally accredited college or university with nursing program accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) or from the American Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), formerly the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
  • Applicants with a nursing transcript from a foreign university are to submit an official course-by-course evaluation from CGFNS. If the coursework is not related to a nursing degree, the applicant must submit an official course-by-course evaluation from one of the four agencies listed here.
  • Completion of undergraduate courses in research and statistics with a grade of C or better
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (4.0 scale) for all coursework leading to a baccalaureate degree
  • Personal Statement/Essay (maximum of 500 words)
  • Professional letters of reference (3). Family members, friends, ministers, are not considered a professional reference
  • Official transcript for the BSN plus transcripts for all undergraduate courses including undergraduate research and statistics course if not included on the BSN transcript
  • Computer Literacy: defined as an understanding of the capabilities and limitations of a computer and how to use them wisely within clinical workflow and for scholarly work. Applicants must complete the TTUHSC SON Computer Literacy Test located at http://nursing.ttuhsc.edu/skills/ prior to applying