MS Adult Gero Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Degree Option: Master’s Degree

Program: Masters

School: University of Connecticut

Program Length

Part Time: 36 months

Full Time: 24 months

Admission Requirements

A bachelors degree in nursing from an accredited college or university. A cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better for the entire undergraduate record, or 3.0 or better for the last two years of a bachelors degree program. Current RN license. A three credit undergraduate statistics courses completed with a grade of C or better. A three credit undergraduate research course completed with a grade of C or better. Comprehensive health assessment knowledge for professional nursing praxis. documented by a three-credit course or its equivalent for students enrolling in individual specialty tracks. Contemporary nursing and related science knowledge in order to be successful in the advanced courses within the graduate program.

# of General Education Courses: 0

# of Nursing Courses: 15

Website: Link to University of Connecticut Admissions Page


Phone: (860) 486-3716

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: 1212

Tuition and Fees: Link to University of Connecticut Financial Aid Page

Financial Services Information

Website: Link to University of Connecticut Nursing Tuition Page


Phone: (860) 486-2819

Program Description

Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) graduates are prepared as advance practice nurses to assess, diagnose, monitor, treat and coordinate care of acutely and critically ill individuals from adolescence to senescence in acute care settings. The core competencies emphasize teaching/coaching, consultation and evidence-based practice. Graduates of this concentration are prepared for eligibility to apply for the AGNP Acute Care certification examination prepared by an approved national organization as accepted by the Board of Registration in Nursing and apply to practice in the expanded role in Connecticut or other states based on regulatory guidelines.

Application Deadline

February 1st

Program Location

Blended of online and on-the-ground

Campus Locations

UCONN School of Nursing Campus
231 Glenbrook Road
Storrs, CT 06269