BS-DNP Adult Gero Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

Degree Option: Doctoral Degree

Program: Doctoral

School: Quinnipiac University

Program Length

Part Time: 48 months

Full Time: 36 months

Admission Requirements

Registered nurse or NCLEX eligible, have a bachelor's degree in nursing or another field, and have an undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher is required. Please visit the Office of Graduate Admissions website for further details.

# of General Education Courses: 0

# of Nursing Courses: 29

Website: Link to Quinnipiac University Admissions Page


Phone: (203) 582-8672

Articulation Model: No

Advanced Placement: No

You need to be/have a:

Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing - BS/BSN

Tuition & Financial Services

Cost per hour: 955

Tuition and Fees: Link to Quinnipiac University Financial Aid Page

Financial Services Information

Website: Link to Quinnipiac University Nursing Tuition Page


Phone: (203) 582-8588

Program Description

The adult-gerontology nurse practitioner track prepares qualified professional nurses to practice at an advanced level in primary care settings. The curriculum follows the standards set by the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties, the American Nurses Association, and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. It provides 1,000 hours of precepted practice, thereby enabling graduates to diagnose and manage most common illnesses, and to ssume the responsibilities commensurate with prescriptive authority and advanced nursing practice. Working independently and collaboratively with nurse practitioners and other members of the health care team, graduates are prepared to provide high-quality, cost-effective and holistic primary care across the lifespan of adults. Graduates are eligible to take a national examination for certification as adult nurse practitioners

Application Deadline

June 1

Program Location

Blended of online and on-the-ground

Campus Locations

Quinnipiac University Campus
275 Mount Carmel Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518