People are living healthier and longer lives than ever. With this comes the need for nurses with MSNs who can confidently diagnose, treat, and care for an aging population. Through Norwich’s online Master of Science in Nursing - Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (MSN AGACNP) track, you’ll learn research-based best practices that enhance your nursing skills in providing comprehensive advanced care to acutely ill patients across the adult lifespan.
Program graduates also gain the knowledge and skills to be prepared to sit for the AGACNP board certification exam administered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN).
Professional Licensure Disclosure
The Master of Science in Nursing, with specializations in Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, is designed to prepare students for advanced practice. The requirements for professional licensure or certification vary by state. Norwich University has determined that the Norwich nursing program meets or does not meet the educational requirements for state licensure. Please review our Professional Licensure Disclosure.
Accreditation & Recognition
Norwich University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).
The master's degree program in nursing and post-graduate APRN certificate program at Norwich University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).