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Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioners (AGACNPs) practices in any setting in which patient care requirements include: complex monitoring and therapies, high-intensity nursing intervention, or continuous nursing vigilance within the range of high-acuity care. Throughout the AGACNP degree program, your coursework, clinical experience, and research utilization will provide you with the knowledge, values, and skills necessary for advanced-practice nursing roles.
Download the AGACNP Program Curriculum Guide.
The National League for Nursing has designated the Breen School of Nursing a national Center of Excellence and U.S. News & World Report ranks Ursuline's MSN program among the nation's top graduate nursing programs.
The master's of science in nursing and the post-graduate certificate programs at Ursuline College are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) through 2025.
U.S. News & World Report has ranked the nurse practitioner role first on its 2022 Best Health Care Jobs list and second on its 2022 100 Best Jobs list. The annual rankings take into account the most important aspects of a job, including opportunities for growth, work-life balance and salary.
Nurse practitioner made the top ten list of highest paying medical jobs in 2022.
Students applying for admission to the AGACNP program must meet both the general requirements for admission to all graduate programs and the specific requirements of the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner degree program of study. For the MSN program, admission requirements are as follows:
Applicants are urged to initiate formal application as far as possible in advance of the semester or term in which they plan to enroll. Master's nurse practitioner courses begin in the fall and spring semesters. Post-master’s classes start every semester.