Post-Master's Certificate in

Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

Educates master’s prepared advanced practice nurses to expand their current scope of practice in order to assess, diagnose and manage acute, chronic, and complex health needs of individuals through adolescence, adulthood, and end of life.

Degree Post-Master's Certificate (Post-Master's Certificate in Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner)

Program StartFall Quarter

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College Post-Master's Certificate, Adult-Gerontology (Online)

Duration12 months

Class Size Approximation5

The Midwestern Advantage

Midwestern University's investment in education, faculty, research, facilities, and clinical training translates into our students being "Day One Ready.”

This advanced practice nursing track educates master’s prepared advanced practice nurses to expand their current scope of practice in order to assess, diagnose and manage acute, chronic, and complex health needs of individuals through adolescence (age 13 and older), adulthood, and end of life as primary care providers in a global health care system. 

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Nurse practitioners with a focus on adult-gerontology primary care have an earning potential of $120,480 - $163,350 per year (variance is based on region/experience and area of specialty). (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics).

Less than 8% of nurse practitioners are trained in adult-gerontology primary care. This need continues to increase with the aging population in the U.S.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the geriatric population is expected to outnumber children by the year 2035.

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