Adult-Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Post-Master's Certificate (NU.APN.A.PM.C)

APN Core (9 credits) 1
NU-521Pathophysiology and Histology 23
NU-524Pharmacology for Advanced Nursing Practice 23
NU-535Advanced Health Assessment 23
APN Concentration (6 credits)
NU-541Primary Care 13
NU-542PPrimary Care Practicum2
NU-542SPrimary Care Seminar1
Clinical Specialty - Adult (12 credits)
NU-631Advanced Practice Nursing I3
NU-632PAdvanced Practice Nursing Practicum I2
NU-632SAdvanced Practice Nursing Seminar I1
NU-633Advanced Practice Nursing II3
NU-634PAdvanced Practice Nursing Practicum II2
NU-634SAdvanced Practice Nursing Seminar II1
Total Credits27

Must be passed with a grade of "B" or better


may be waived if the student has completed equivalent courses at the graduate level with a grade of "B" (3.0) or better

  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree with a 3.0 GPA and a master’s degree in nursing.
  2. A current New Jersey RN license, a year of experience as a registered nurse and proof of a current $1,000,000 to $3,000,000 liability and malpractice policy. A year of experience in the enrolled specialty track is required to begin the clinical specialty practicum.
  3. A personal statement (one or two pages) outlining professional goals.
  4. Two letters of recommendation. 
  5. A college-level course in health assessment. (An appropriate continuing education course may be substituted at the program director’s discretion for the nursing practitioner tracks.) This requirement does not apply to the Nursing Administration concentration.
  6. Résumé.