Adult-Gerontological Nursing Master's Program

Adult-Gerontological nursing provides students with an in-depth understanding of health and illness in the adult and older adult populations. They are prepared to provide advanced nursing care to well adults/elders, acutely and chronically ill adults/elders, and frail older persons in community or institutional settings.
Students choose functional preparation in one of four functional roles:

  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Nurse Educator
  • Nurse Administrator
Full-Time Program Plan (part-time study options are also available)
Semester I (Fall) Credits
N502 Health Assessment 3
N600 Advanced Quantitative Analysis 3
N532 Health Care Delivery Systems 3
N518 Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology Across the Lifespan 3
(Total Credits) 12
Semester II (Spring) Credits
N503 Scientific Inquiry: Theoretical Foundations 2-3
N519 Advanced Pharmacology 3
N511 Adult-Adult-Gerontological Nursing I 3
Functional Role I 4
(Total Credits) 13
Semester III (Fall) Credits
N535 Scientific Inquiry: Application 2
N512 Adult-Gerontological Nursing II 3
Functional Role II 4
Elective 3
(Total Credits) 12
Semester IV (Spring) Credits
N570 Proseminar 2
N513 Adult-Gerontological Nursing III 3
Functional Role III 4
Elective or Thesis 3
(Total Credits) 12
Total Credits 48-49

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Last Updated: 10/30/15