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Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

The 48-credit, 540 internship-hour CCNE-accredited Master of Science in Nursing Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGAC-NP) program provides students with the skills, knowledge and clinical experiences necessary to deliver comprehensive advanced nursing care to acutely ill young adults, older adults and the elderly.

Why earn your AGAC-NP at Husson?

  • You'll learn from experienced faculty in active practice – practitioners who know what it takes to excel in this in-demand field.
  • Courses are delivered online, allowing you to complete your coursework on a  convenient schedule.
  • Students in every graduate nursing program have achieved a 95% passage rate, so you'll know you are receiving an exceptional education to advance your career.

Graduates of this course of study are eligible to sit for the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) certification exam as Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner – Adult Gerontology.


“I have greatly enjoyed my time as a student at Husson in the family nurse practitioner program. The flexibility of distance-learning and the excellent instructors make the program convenient and enjoyable. Their feedback on the assignments as well as their guidance during clinicals has been greatly empowering."

Christopher Dion '21