GAHNP-MS - Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Official Name of Program
Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Department(s) Sponsoring Program
MS - Master of Science
NYSED Program Code
28140 - GAHNP-MS
This specialization prepares nurses to provide primary care for adults and older adults in the community and in a variety of health care settings. Students learn to apply expert knowledge and research findings through coursework and 735 hours of supervised clinical experience. Graduates of the program meet the educational requirements for national board certification as adult nurse practitioners and gerontological nurse practitioners by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program. They are also eligible for New York State NP certification.
International applicants who need an F-1 or J-1 Visa are not currently eligible for this program.