MS Adult Gero Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

Degree Option: Master’s Degree

Program: Masters

School: Quinnipiac University

Program Length

Part Time: 48 months

Full Time: 36 months

Admission Requirements

An applicant to the master of science in nursing program must be a registered nurse or NCLEX eligible nurse and have a bachelor's degree in nursing or another field. An undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better is required. Applicants should submit the following to the Office of Graduate Admissions:A completed admissions application including a resume and a personal statement addressing the following: professional goals and motivations, a nursing experience that has influenced or shaped your practice, a health care problem that interests you, official transcripts from all schools previously attended, official recent results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or (IELTS) International English Language Testing System for international applicants, two letters of recommendation from persons with authority to evaluate your professional ability, and proof of current licensure or eligibility for licensure as a registered nurse in the state of Connecticut.

# of General Education Courses: 0

# of Nursing Courses: 14

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

Masters of Science in Nursing - MSN

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 Graduate Nursing Program seeks to prepare professional nurses at an advanced clinical practice level in order to address present and potential societal health needs. The nurse practitioner track prepares students to manage patients of diverse cultural backgrounds in various primary care focused settings. Candidates in the nurse practitioner program specialize to become adult nurse practitioners and are eligible for national certification by examination. Graduates are also eligible for advanced practice licensure (APRN) in the State of Connecticut.

Application Deadline

June 1

Program Location

On-the-Ground Only

Campus Locations

Quinnipiac University Campus
275 Mount Carmel Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518