Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate Post Master’s Program

Middle Georgia State University and the Office of Graduate Studies are pleased to announce a Post-Master’s Certificate in Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. This new credential is housed in the School of Health and Natural Sciences and is administered by the Department of Nursing.

The 19-hour certificate includes three courses of fully online instruction and is suitable for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (ARPN) who are certified in other population foci to receive the necessary professional skills and knowledge to sit for AGACNP certification. The three required courses are NURS 5400 Adult/Gero Acute Care I (3-9-6), NURS 6400 Adult/Gero Acute Care II (2-12-6) and NURS 6500 Adult/Gero Acute Care III (2-15-7).

Application materials include an updated résumé, one letter of recommendation , an unofficial transcript of a master’s degree, and a copy of a Georgia nursing license and APRN certification. Application materials are accepted immediately by the Office of Graduate Studies at or at 478.929.6865. The final deadline for requested materials is April 30, 2021.

For questions about the curriculum, contact Dr. Lawanda Greene, Graduate Program Coordinator for Nursing, at or at 478.929.6682.