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Nursing - Adult / Gerontology Primary Nurse Practitioner College of Nursing

Degrees or Certificates Offered:
Post Doctoral Certificate
Delivery Method:
On-Campus and/or Online
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Application Deadlines

Fall Semester Spring Semester 1st Summer Session 2nd Summer Session 11-week Summer Session
Domestic Students January 10th * * * *
International Students January 10th * * * *

*Applications not considered for admission in this term

Application/Deadline Notes

Admission Standards - Holds an earned Master of Science in Nursing and holds an earned Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Nursing.

Completion of Advanced Pathophysiology, Pharmacology, and Advanced Health Assessment within the last five (5) years

Current, unencumbered registered nurse license in North Carolina

If AGPCNP or FNP, current approval to practice

Additional Information

Application Materials Needed:

Completed application, official transcripts, GPA of at least a 3.2 on a 4.0 scale on all graduate course work, current unrestricted RN licensure, Statement of Purpose (should contain personal career, educational and scholarship goals; identification of practice interests, leadership goals and match with program goals), 3 letters of recommendation (1 reference must be from a doctorally prepared nurse), resume, portfolio. Contact the program director for specifics on requirements.

Graduate Program Contact

Dr. Michelle Skipper
Mailing Address:
3156 College of Nursing
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