Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, AACNP

Campus: NYC


The Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (AGACNP) program is for the master’s-prepared nurse practitioner with certification in another specialty, or a master’s-prepared nurse who wishes to become an adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioner. One year of acute care/inpatient experience is required. Credits are determined by gap analysis.

New York City Campus Only

Certificate Requirements

Credits determined by gap analysis. NURS 803 Advanced Nursing in Primary & NURS 804 Scholarly Inquiry for Advanced Nursing or equivalent masters level courses are prerequisites for the CAGS.

NURS 681Pathophysiology For Advanced Practice Nursing 13
NURS 682Clinical Pharmacology for Prescribing Advanced Practice Nursing 13
NURS 640Advanced Physical Assessment 16
NURS 662Intro to Acute Care Advanced Nursing Practice4
NURS 662AAdult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Practicum I (180 Clinical hours)2
NURS 664Advanced Theory and Practice for Acute Care Advanced Practice Nurses Level I4
NURS 664AAdult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Practicum II (185 clinical hours)2
NURS 668Advanced Theory and Practice for Adult Acute Care Advanced Nursing Practice II4
NURS 668AAdult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Practicum III (185 clinical hours)2
Total Credits30