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College of Nursing


Master's Programs

Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) Curriculum

Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
Fall I
NURS 700 Theoretical and Conceptual Foundation for Nursing 3
NURS 707 Advanced Pathophysiology for Nurses 3
BIOS 700 Introduction to Biostatistics 3
Spring I
NURS 702 Pharmacologic Management of Pediatric, Adult, and Gerontological Patients Across the Healthcare Delivery Continuum 3
NURS 704* Advanced Health Assessment 3
Summer I
NURS 718 Diagnostic Interpretation and Therapeutic Modalities 3
Fall II
NURS 786* Management of Adult/Gerontology Acute Care Health Problems I 4-6
NURS 790 Research Methods for Nursing 3
Spring II
NURS 787* Management of Adult/Gerontology Acute Care Health Problems II 5-6
NURS 791 or  Seminar in Clinical Nursing Research (Non-Thesis) 3
NURS 799 Thesis Preparation 6
Fall III
NURS 796* Advanced Practice Practicum: Adult/Gerontology Acute Care (AGACNP) 3
TOTAL 37-40

*Course includes clinical practice