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Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate Online (Post Master's)

As few as 5 courses*

$654 per Credit Hour

5-13 Week Courses

As few as 5 courses*

$654 per Credit Hour

5-13 Week Courses

About the Program

This UTA accelerated online program is offered to Texas residents only.

Study to become an Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified (AGPCNP-BC) with an Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate from The University of Texas at Arlington.

This 100% online program emphasizes health promotion, illness prevention, and management of minor acute illness exhibited by the ability to synthesize and apply research to maximize healthcare delivery. In as few as five courses, this certificate can lead to work in expanded clinical settings such as:

  • Primary patient care/ambulatory clinics
  • Criminal justice systems
  • Long-term care facilities

Taught by the same faculty who teach on campus, this post-graduate program is individually created based on a gap analysis of each student's MSN transcript and experience. Broaden your scope of practice and prepare to manage the health of individuals from adolescence through adulthood and the end of life.

We also offer a Master of Science in Nursing in Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Online.

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Online Courses

This Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner online program is individually created based on a gap analysis of each student's MSN transcript and experience. A gap analysis is a process that evaluates your current academic career versus what you need to be eligible for certification in your new area of study. You may need more than the minimum number of courses listed, or you may need less than the number of courses listed. Some courses listed may be waived based on the gap analysis.

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Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 4

Foundations of advanced knowledge of common acute and chronic health problems in adolescents, adults, and elders across healthcare settings.

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 4

Focus on interdisciplinary approach and advanced knowledge in the management of adults from adolescence through old age, their families, and communities in a variety of healthcare settings.

Duration: 11 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Clinical experience in primary and long term healthcare settings with focus on managing adolescents, adults, and elders with common episodic acute and chronic healthcare needs. Graded.

Duration: 11 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Continued clinical experience in primary and long term healthcare settings with focus on managing adolescents, adults and elders with common episodic acute and chronic healthcare needs. Graded.

Duration: 13 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 6

Clinical preceptorships in selected health practice sites with opportunities to apply knowledge, skills and concepts in a guided, progressive context of advanced nursing practice.

*varies by program and dependent upon coursework completed

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Admissions

This UTA accelerated online program is offered to Texas residents only.

Admission Requirements

  • MSN from an NLNAC- or CCNE-accredited program
  • Two years of clinical experience as an RN
  • Active/Unencumbered RN license
  • Undergraduate (basic) statistics course with a minimum grade of "C"
  • 3.0 GPA in MSN degree program
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Costs

Affordability You Can Count On at UTA

Program Per Credit Hour Per Course* Per Program
Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate $654 $1,962 Varies

Anticipated Course Materials**

Equipment Approximate Cost Course
Webcam 1080p Varies $20-$100 Required for all courses
Tripod Varies $5-$10 Required for all courses
Assessment Kit $49.95 N5418 – Advanced Assessment
Otoscope/Ophthalmoscope Rental $155.00 N5418 – Advanced Assessment
Suture Kit $112.50 N5313 – Clinical Skills

*Per-course tuition based on 3-credit hour courses.

**Textbook costs not included. To view textbooks, please visit the UTA Bookstore.

Tuition Guarantee

The tuition deadline is the Friday (by 11:59 PM CT) before the course begins. If tuition is not paid before the deadline, you will be dropped from your course(s).

For more information about registration and tuition deadlines, please visit Registration and Payment information for Accelerated Online Programs.

If you plan to use the UTA website to make payment, please note that it may be down for maintenance at any time. You may also contact Student Accounts at 817.272.2172 for additional information regarding payment.

Fees

All degrees are subject to application fees and graduation fees. Additional fees may apply.

Application Fees

A non-refundable fee as indicated below is required:

  • US Citizen and US Resident Alien Applicants with NO foreign college or university course work: $40
  • US Citizen and US Resident Alien Applicants WITH foreign college or university course work: $90
  • H1B International Applicants: $90

Reactivation Fees

To read the Reactivation/Readmission policy, visit the Admission Requirements.

Payment Options

  • Pay by term
  • Financial aid is not available

Refund Policy

Students wishing to drop a course and maintain no financial responsibility must do so by 11:59 PM CT before the first class day. The official class day begins at 12:00 AM CT.

The refund policy for sessions of five weeks or less is as follows:

  • Before the first class day: 100 percent.
  • First class day: 80 percent.
  • Second class day: 50 percent.
  • After the second class day: No refunds.

The refund policy for sessions greater than five weeks but less than 10 weeks is as follows:

  • Before the first class day: 100 percent.
  • First class day through the third class day: 80 percent.
  • Fourth day through the sixth class day: 50 percent.
  • After the sixth day: No refunds.

The refund policy for sessions 10 weeks or greater is as follows:

  • Before the first class day: 100 percent.
  • First class day through the fifth class day: 80 percent.
  • Sixth day through the tenth class day: 70 percent.
  • Eleventh day through the fifteenth class day: 50 percent.
  • Sixteenth day through the twentieth class day: 25 percent.
  • After the twentieth day: No refunds.

The Academic Calendar indicates the deadlines to drop a course with a "W."

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