Adult-Gerontology Primary Care NP, Post-Master’s Certificate

Adult-Gerontology Primary Care NP, Post-Master’s Certificate

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Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Post-Master’s Certificate



Nursing and Health Sciences


Next Classes Start

May 20, 2024

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Program at a Glance

Have your Master of Nursing and want to strengthen your adult/gerontological care practice? This fully accredited, 33-credit program focuses on advanced clinical decision-making and critical-thinking skills. It also prepares you to more accurately assess the health of adults of all ages and respond more appropriately to those you treat. You’ll work closely with faculty advisors to plan your course of study and stay on track.

Program Coordinator : Judy Harkins,


  • full time: varies
  • part time: up to 6 years


  • Hybrid


  • required


  • courses


  • credits


  • per credit

Who Should Pursue This Program?

Consider this certificate program if you’re an RN with an MSN and you’d like to become a more highly trained adult/gerontological primary-care nurse practitioner.

Engaged Faculty

Learn from nationally and internationally recognized faculty who are fully engaged with their students. Your professor knows your name and teaches all of your classes. You won’t find any TAs here.

For your application to be considered complete, you must submit the online application and all supplemental documents.

  • Preadmission Interview: Please contact the program coordinator at 609-771-2509.

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We consider applications on a space-available basis. You can apply up to and including the first day of the semester.

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The Department of Nursing provides curriculum, handbooks, and advising resources.

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We offer the same tuition rates no matter where you live. And there are a range of financial aid and assistantship options for TCNJ graduate students.

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The baccalaureate degree program in nursing/master’s degree program in nursing at The College of New Jersey are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington DC 20001. 202-887-6791

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