Jan 18, 2022  
2014-2015 Georgia Regents University Graduate Catalog 
2014-2015 Georgia Regents University Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Post-Master’s Certificate in Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

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About the Program

The post-masters certification track in Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) is available for nurses who have their masters or doctoral degree and are certified as a nurse practitioner and are desiring an additional certification as an AGACNP.

For more information, call 706-721-6779, or visit http://www.gru.edu/nursing/pmc.php.

Career Opportunities

Individuals completing the AGACNP post-masters certificate have opportunities in clinical practice arenas providing  advanced patient-family centered care in settings with acute and/or chronically ill patients across the adult lifespan.

Salary Information

The salary for an AGACNP can range based on professional setting and region of the country. On average, AGACNPs can expect a salary between $80,000 and $110,000.


This program is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. Graduates are prepared to meet the eligibility requirements for the certification exam offered by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses and American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Technical Requirements

Computer literacy - A laptop is required upon enrollment. See minimum laptop specifications at http://www.gru.edu/nursing/laptop_requirement.php. A working knowledge of word processing, presentation, and data spreadsheet software is highly recommended.

Admission Requirements

Please see the Office of Academic Admissions website for specific admissions information:


Estimated Tuition and Fees

For estimated tution and fees, please see the Tuition and Fees section of this catalog.