Online Post-Master’s Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate
Grow Your Nursing Career
The demand for practical knowledge and skills in the clinical setting provided by acute care nurse practitioners is growing. Our students graduate with the skills to effectively and competently stabilize acutely-ill patients, formulate diagnoses and evidence-based treatment plans, prescribe therapeutics, assess outcomes, prevent readmission and create safe discharge plans. Designed for the certified nurse practitioner or a master’s-prepared nurse with significant acute or critical care experience, our post-master’s certification will prepare you to sit for either the AACN or ANCC certification exam.
UNH students learn from full-time faculty and industry experts in our nursing department, ranked by the 2020 Nursing School Almanac as #10 out of the 60 best nursing schools in New England.
- Asynchronous courses delivered online in 8-week e-terms
- Maximum 2 campus visits
- Minimum 500 precepted clinical hours
- Taught by UNH full-time faculty with expertise in the industry
- Top 10 of the 60 best nursing schools in New England
Apply by October 1 for spring admission
Can be completed in 40 weeks (10 months)
Program consists of 10 courses (25 credits)
UNH Department of Nursing is nationally accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
Choosing from two start dates, nursing professionals can complete the program in 12 months with the convenience and flexibility of asynchronous online classes. UNH faculty collaborate with students to design clinical experience in their home state to achieve a minimum of 500 precepted hours. Nursing experts teach the didactic and theory content needed to sit for certification with the ANCC or ACCN.
Build a foundation of essential knowledge and skills for the AGACNP.
Courses are taught by full-time faculty who are experts in their fields of practice.
Personalized support from UNH Online student success coaches.
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