Graduate Nursing (Post-Graduate Certificate (PGC) in Adult Gerontological Acute Care NP

UMass Chan

This is an 18 credit Post Graduate Certificate that can be completed in two semesters full time.  Courses will be offered in a hybrid format with flexible course delivery with combination of online and face to face.  Students complete 540 clinical hours in an acute care setting with adults and older adults. Graduates are eligible to sit for Adult Gerontology Acute Care NP certification exam given by AACN or ANCC upon successful completion of the program.  Applicants must be practicing NPs who are certified as Adult, Adult Gerontology Primary Care, or Family NPs. A review of previous coursework prior to admission will be done to ensure eligibility for certification.
CIP Code: 51.3801

Graduate Graduate Certificate Hybrid

Possible Career Paths

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary | Registered Nurses | Medical and Health Services Managers | Nurse Practitioners

UMass Chan Medical School

The University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School is a nationally-ranked medical school and internationally-renowned research institution that is dedicated to the advancement of human health. As the state’s first and only public medical school, UMass Chan's health sciences campus is renowned for the quality and scope of its medical research and education.