Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program, AACNP

Campus: NYC


Graduate Program Information

Pace’s Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) program is a 42-credit Master of Science program for registered nurses with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing one year of acute care/inpatient nursing experience. This program will prepare you to move into a well-paid career delivering health care in the context of adults/older adults in an acute care setting within a primary health care framework.

  • Flexible programming to meet your needs — A unique blend of online and on-campus classes, and individually precepted clinical practicum hours.
  • Our AGACNP program will prepare you to deliver evidence-based, culturally competent, primary health care to individuals within the context of the acute care setting.
  • The program meets the American Nurses Credentialing Center requirements for Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certification
Nursing Common Core
NURS 801Underpinnings of Advanced Nursing3
NURS 802Leadership for Advanced Nursing3
NURS 803Advanced Nursing in Primary3
NURS 804Scholarly Inquiry for Advanced Nursing3
NURS 681Pathophysiology For Advanced Practice Nursing3
NURS 682Clinical Pharmacology for Prescribing Advanced Practice Nursing3
NURS 640Advanced Physical Assessment6
Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Specialization
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 Credits42

Total credits for Master's Degree Conferral (550 supervised clinical hours) 42 credits