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An Adult–Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGNP) provides patient care either independently or as part of an adult acute care team. Ursuline's AGNP MSN track emphasizes health maintenance, disease prevention, counseling, and patient education.
Download the AGPCNP 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 adult-gerontology nurse practitioner master's degree program must meet both the general requirements for admission to all graduate programs and the specific requirements of the AGPCNP program. For the gerontological nurse practitioner 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 degree program courses begin in the fall and spring semesters. Post-master’s classes start every semester.