The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing is sunsetting the Adult-Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate track and is no longer accepting applications. Please consider the DNP Adult-Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program.
Students begin in September of each year and can complete this program in as little as 15 months (four semesters, including one summer). Part-time study is also available.
Graduates are eligible to apply for certification as an Adult-Gerontology Acute 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 Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate track and is no longer accepting applications. Please consider the DNP Adult-Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program.
Master of Science in Nursing from an accredited college/university.
Official Transcripts (from all post-secondary schools)
Scholastic GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale from an accredited college or university.
- Application fee of $75
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 one year of recent acute/critical care experience as a nurse
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) if English is not your first language
*References should be recent, written for the purpose of your application to this program and from professors who know you as a student or employers who know you as a professional in a job setting preferably in a supervisory role. Personal references from colleagues, friends, or family members do not meet the requirement.
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
A gap analysis will be undertaken for each applicant to determine which courses must be completed at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing.
NR 110.536 Health Assessment and Measurement – Adult/Geriatric
NR 110.547 Diagnoses, Symptom and Illness Management I – Adult
NR 110.549 Advanced Health Assessment and Measurement*
NR 110.562 Advanced Practice in Acute Care I*
NR 110.563 Advanced Practice in Acute Care II*
NR 110.567 Advanced Practice Nursing: Clinical Topics & Professional Issues*
NR 110.572 Advanced Diagnosis and Therapeutics*
*Course has a clinical component
Important policies, procedures, and resources for easy reference.
Tuition & Other Costs
(September 2017 - May 2018)
|Total Billed Expenses:||$41,952|
Estimated Other Expenses
|Room and Board:||$14,697|
|Total Other Expenses:||$22,502|
1Tuition is listed for a student enrolled full-time, which is ten or more hours. Students enrolling less than full-time will be billed less. Tuition is billed at $1,591 per credit.
2Health 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.