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Thomas Jefferson University – Online Master of Science in Nursing – AG-ACNP2018-09-25T17:18:23+00:00

Thomas Jefferson University – Online Master of Science in Nursing – AG-ACNP

Program Overview

According to Thomas Jefferson University:

The Adult-Gerontology: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner is prepared to assess and manage the full continuum of care services for the acutely and critically ill. The core knowledge provided in the specialty coursework is based on the full spectrum of high acuity patient care needs. The program has met the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) certification eligibility educational requirements. Students who complete this program in its entirety have the educational preparation to sit for the ANCC certification in this role and population. Applicants must also meet any additional eligibility criteria in effect when they apply for certification.

At a Glance

URL http://www.jefferson.edu/university/nursing/degrees-programs/master-science-nursing/gerontology-acute-care-nurse-practitioner.html
Total credit hours 54
Tuition per credit Tuition and fees
Accreditation The Master of Science in nursing program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Full-time/part-time/accelerated Full-time/part-time
Time to complete 15 months (full-time) up to 5 years (part-time)
Admission requirements According to Thomas Jefferson University, to be eligible for admission to the AG-ACNP program, applicants must fulfill the following requirements:

  • A conferred Bachelor’s degree in Nursing with a minimum 3.20 GPA is required. MSN applicants whose undergraduate BSN GPA is below 3.2 must present evidence of a grade of B or better in two core MSN courses taken at Thomas Jefferson University as a non-degree student.
  • Copy of current RN license
  • Copy of current CPR completion through the American Heart Association
  • One year of clinical experience.
  • Official transcripts from each undergraduate and graduate institution attended.
  • CV/Resume
  • Personal statement
  • 2 recommendation letters
  • All nursing students who are offered admission to Jefferson are required to have a criminal background check and child abuse clearance, be fingerprinted and undergo a drug test. The Office of Admissions will provide you with the appropriate information to complete this requirement.