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Adult-Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate

Post-Graduate

Important Notice

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.

Finish Quickly

Students begin in September of each year and can complete this program in as little as 15 months (4 semesters).

Get Certified

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. 

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Important Notice

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.

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Requirements

Admission Criteria

  • 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

Admissions Application

Prerequisites

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
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Curriculum

Specialty Courses

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

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Academic Manual

Important policies, procedures, and resources for easy reference.

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Tuition & Other Costs

Billed Expenses

(September 2014 - May 2015)

Per credit cost: $1,451
Matriculation fee: N/A
Health Insurance: N/A1
Health Fee: N/A

Estimated Other Expenses

Room and Board: N/A
Books/Supplies: N/A
Personal Expenses: N/A
Travel Expenses: 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. 

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