Purdue University Global

MSN - Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner


1515 W Cypress Creek Rd

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MSN - Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

Format: Online

Program Description:

Earn a valuable nursing credential. Expand your expertise and prepare to take on leadership and independent practice opportunities. Complete your courses online, on your schedule.

? Program Highlights: Study advanced nursing roles, advanced practice nursing, evidence-based practice, epidemiology, health promotion, health policy, ethics, legal perspectives of the health care system, and how to promote optimal models and systems for health care delivery.

? Career Opportunities: Management/leadership positions, advanced practice roles, nurse practitioner, nurse educator, postsecondary nurse instructor or teacher

? CCNE Accredited: The master’s degree in nursing program at Purdue University Global is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (www.CCNEAccreditation.org).

? Clinicals: Complete a faculty- and preceptor-guided clinical practice sessions to gain hands-on experience relevant to your career pathway.?

? MSN?–DNP Path: Apply clinical hours completed in the master’s program toward a future Purdue Global Doctor of Nursing Practice.?

? Choose How You Learn: The ExcelTrack? option offers a faster and more affordable way to earn your MSN.§

Combine your current nursing skills with training in the safe, effective practice of primary care for the management of acute and chronic health problems of adult patients. As a student in this population focus area, you will participate in a clinical practice experience designed to provide you with an opportunity to apply theoretical knowledge in a real-world setting.

Program is not available in all states. Please refer to Licensure.PurdueGlobal.edu for additional information on licensure, state authorizations, and program availability. Purdue Global cannot guarantee employment or career advancement. Prior experience may be necessary for leadership positions. Additional certification or licensing may be required to work in certain fields.

Purdue Global cannot guarantee employment or career advancement. Graduates who pass the relevant certification exam may be academically eligible for licensure as an advanced practice registered nurse in any state in which the program is available for enrollment. Purdue Global has not made a determination with respect to the licensure or certification requirements for any other states or occupations. Refer to the University Catalog for additional information and program availability. The University cannot guarantee students will be eligible to sit for or pass exams.

Please note that most states require nurses to be nationally certified and to have completed an accredited graduate nursing program in order to obtain licensure as an advanced practice registered nurse. Each national certification provider and state Board of Nursing will have eligibility requirements in addition to these educational requirements, such as passing a criminal background check. Students are responsible for determining whether they are eligible for state Board of Nursing approval and certification as an advanced practice registered nurse in their state. Students can obtain additional information from their state's Board of Nursing, the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).

* Students are responsible for understanding the requirements of optional certification exams. The University cannot guarantee students will be eligible to sit for or pass exams. In some cases, work experience, additional coursework beyond the Purdue Global program, fieldwork, and/or background checks may be necessary to be eligible to take or to successfully pass the exams.

? Some Purdue University Global programs are not 100% online; some programs require you to gain hands-on experience in a real-world work environment. Contact an Admissions Advisor for additional information.

? The University cannot guarantee that students will be granted admission to any future programs. Speak to an Advisor about admissions requirements and transfer credit opportunities and see the University Catalog for the Prior Learning Assessment policy.

§ ExcelTrack? is designed to advance your progress based on existing knowledge; however, degree pace and time and cost savings will vary by individual. Students must enroll in a minimum number of credits per term to remain eligible for financial aid. Refer to the Financial Information section of the University Catalog for additional information.


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Classification: Associate's College

Locale: Small City

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