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Master of Science - Adult-Gerontology Nursing Track (CNS or NP)

Master's Degree
Begins every Fall (August)

  • 52-54 Credits
  • 2+ Years to Complete
  • Online
  • 2 On-Campus 1-Week Visits
  • Full- or Part-Time Options
  • In-State Tuition Regardless of Residency

The UND College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines' Master of Science (MS) - Adult-Gerontology Nursing Track prepares you to be an advanced practice nurse who cares for adults throughout their lifespans.

Through online courses and clinical practicums, you will learn how to:

You also will gain extensive knowledge in theories of aging and gerontological nursing.

As a graduate of the distance master's degree program, you will be able to:

To learn more, watch a short online video about the Adult-Gerontology Nursing Track.

Certification Exam

After successful completion of your master's degree, you will be eligible to complete the national American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) exam for certification as an Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (AGNP) or an Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist (AGCNS).

You also will be eligible to complete the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) exam for certification as an AGNP.