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University of Southern Indiana – Online Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AG-PNCP)2018-09-25T17:21:02+00:00

University of Southern Indiana – Online Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AG-PNCP)

Program Overview

According to the University of Southern Indiana:

The adult gerontology primary care nurse practitioner acquires a broad base of knowledge and experience to provide direct healthcare services to those ages 13 and up. The degree focuses on health promotion, health protection, disease prevention, and management of common acute and chronic illnesses for these age groups. To meet the needs of an aging population, the adult gerontology primary care nurse practitioner functions primarily in ambulatory care, including clinics, veteran services, home care and other primary care settings. Following program completion, graduates will be eligible to sit for national certification.

At a Glance

URL https://www.usi.edu/health/nursing/degrees-and-programs/master-of-science-in-nursing/adult-gerontology-primary-care-nurse-practitioner-agpcnp/
Total credit hours 42
Tuition per credit Tuition and fees
Accreditation The baccalaureate degree in nursing, master’s degree in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice and post-graduate APRN certificate at the University of Southern Indiana are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Practicum, internship and/or on-campus intensive 665 clinical hours

Two-day on-campus session required

Full-time/part-time/accelerated Full-time/part-time
Time to complete 3-4 years
Admission requirements According to the University of Southern Indiana, to be eligible for admission to the MSN program, applicants must fulfill the following requirements:

  • A baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) from a nationally accredited school earned prior to applying to the MSN program.
  • All applicants must have a minimum cumulative baccalaureate grade point average (GPA) of3.00 on a 4.00 scale. GPAs are reviewed based upon the total BSN GPA. This includes transfer courses in RN Completion programs.
  • Satisfactory completion of a course in undergraduate statistics (grade C or better) at the time of application.
  • An unencumbered US RN license in all states of practice.
  • Recommended but not required: one year full-time or two thousand hours of clinical practice as an RN within the last five years.
  • A completed application to the University of Southern Indiana as a graduate student. This application requires a $40 application fee.
  • Official transcripts from each undergraduate and graduate institution attended. Transcripts are only official if the issuing institution sends them directly to the office of Graduate Studies.
  • Application to the MSN Program.
  • Current professional resume or curriculum vitae.
  • Statement of professional goals.
  • Resume/curriculum vitae and the statement of professional goals.
  • Two references.