Post-Master's Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate

Graduate Department APRN Program

Overview

The Post-Master's Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) Certificate program prepares graduates to provide culturally sensitive, comprehensive care for adults with common episodic and chronic health problems. The AGACNP assumes responsibility for promoting, maintaining, and restoring health to adults who are chronically, acutely or critically ill. The AGACNP is an online track that requires occasional travel to the Lubbock campus.

Upon completion of course requirements, graduates of the Masters and Post-Master's Programs are eligible to sit for the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certification Exam, or the American Association of Critical Care Nurses’ Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certification Exam.

Program Length

The Post-Master's AGACNP Certificate is completed in 30 semester credit hours.

For transcript post-master evaluation, email unofficial/official transcripts to Veronica Sifuentes prior to applying to ensure all applicants are applying to start in the correct semester since some courses may qualify for transfer credit.

Program Cost

Current tuition information can be found here or by contacting Student Business Services from 8:30am-4pm CST at (806) 743-7867. Additional school fees applied may vary.

Financial Aid

Financial aid (student loans, grants, scholarships) are available upon admittance to the School of Nursing. Additional information may be found at the Financial Aid Office website or by calling 806-743-3025.

The TTUHSC School of Nursing APRN and MSN programs for master’s degree and post-master's certificates are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). For inquires about accreditation, please contact CCNE at One Dupont Circle, NW Suite 530 Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 887-6791 Fax: (202) 887-8476, email info@aacn.nche.edu