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Nurse Practitioner Programs

Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Specialty

Nurse practitioner students who pursue the adult gerontology primary care specialty learn to diagnose and manage common acute and chronic primary health care problems for adults and older adults.

In this program, you’ll take on an advanced practice role characterized by health promotion, disease prevention, counseling, and teaching in long-term relationships with patients to optimize health, function, and quality of life.

Graduates of the Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program are well-prepared to work in a wide variety of settings, and are practicing in community health clinics, nursing homes, private medical practices, emergency departments, occupational health, and palliative care.

Degree Plan

To earn your master’s degree in adult-gerontology primary care you need to complete 45 credits and 672 clinical hours.