MS Adult Gero Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Degree Option: Master’s Degree

Program: Masters

School: Western Connecticut State University

Program Length

Part Time: 36 months

Full Time: 1 months

Admission Requirements

Must have 1 year of clinical practice prior to entry into MS Program and 2 years of clinical experience before starting clinical practicum courses.  Must submit official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work with graduate application fee.  Candidates must have earned BSN from accredited agency or equivalent undergraduate preparation.  Current resume, letter of recommendation, submit 1 page writing sample - no more than 500 words.  Achieve satisfactory score on Miller Analogies Test (required for applicants that have a QPA of less than 3).  Hold current CT RN license.  Meet with Advanced Practice Nursing Coordinator to plan course of study.

# of General Education Courses: 0

# of Nursing Courses: 12

Website: Link to Western Connecticut State University Admissions Page


Phone: (203) 837-9005

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: 640.00

Tuition and Fees: Link to Western Connecticut State University Financial Aid Page

Financial Services Information

Website: Link to Western Connecticut State University Nursing Tuition Page


Phone: (203) 837-8580

Program Description

Prepares students to be an advanced practice nurse practitioner and or clinical nurse specialist in the acute care setting. 

Application Deadline

March 1

Program Location

Blended of online and on-the-ground

Campus Locations

Main School Address
181 White Street
Danbury, CT 06810