The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing is sunsetting the Adult-Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate track and is no longer accepting applications. Please consider the DNP Adult-Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program.
Students begin in September of each year and can complete this program in as little as 15 months (4 semesters).
Graduates are eligible to apply for certification as an Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner with the American Nurses Credentialing Center or the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
Important NoticeThe Johns Hopkins School of Nursing is sunsetting the Adult-Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate track and is no longer accepting applications. Please consider the DNP Adult-Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program.
Master of Science in Nursing from an accredited college/university
Official Transcripts (from all post-secondary schools)
GPA of at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
Written Goal Statement
Two letters of recommendation
Current Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Demonstrated commitment to nursing practice and scholarly pursuit
Personal interview may be requested
Maryland State Nursing Licensure
At least two years of recent clinical experience as a nurse
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) if English is not your first language
The following courses are not required if comparable course has been completed within the past 5 years.
NR 110.502 Physiology/Pathophysiology
NR 110.508 Clinical Pharmacology
NR 110.547 Diagnoses, Symptom and Illness Management I – Adult
NR 110.536 Health Assessment and Measurement- Adult/Geriatric
NR 110.547 Diagnosis, Symptom and Illness Management I: Adult/Geriatrics
NR 110.549 Advanced Health Assessment and Measurement
NR 110.551 Advanced Practice in Primary Care I: Adult/Geriatrics
NR 110.553 Advanced Practice in Primary Care II: Adult/Geriatrics
NR 110.557 Diagnosis, Symptom and Illness Management II: Adult/Geriatrics
NR 110.565 Advanced Practice Nursing: Clinical Topics & Professional Issues – Adult / Geriatric Primary Care NP
Courses have a clinical component
Important policies, procedures, and resources for easy reference.
Tuition & Other Costs
(September 2014 - May 2015)
|Per credit cost:||$1,451|
Estimated Other Expenses
|Room and Board:||N/A|
1Health insurance waiver required
Billed expenses are subject to change without prior notice. Changes to a student’s program or course load may result in additional tuition charges and fees.