Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner


The Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences offers the MSN - Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) track as a full-time or part-time program of study. The goal of the program is to train advanced practice nurses to manage adults with critically complex and acute episodic illnesses experienced in both the clinic and hospital setting.

Through traditional classroom teaching, live simulation activities and acute care clinical experiences, the graduate will be equipped with advanced diagnostic reasoning skills to analyze, interpret and synthesize complex concepts in patients with active and ongoing chronic illnesses.  Students of JU AGACNP program have the educational preparation to sit for certification examination upon graduation. The graduate program in nursing prepares students to continue study at the Doctoral level.

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Admissions & Curriculum

The MSN-AGACNP full time and part time Progressions begin one time per year in the fall semester only. All applications and supporting materials are due by February 1 of the year you are applying to start in the program.

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Tonya Alford

Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions

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