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Earn your AG-ACNP degree today.

 

$113,930 median salary* 

26% increase need for nurse practitioners by 2028*

100% job placement**

 

You are passionate about nursing and are ready for more responsibility, promotional opportunities, and earning potential. Nurse practitioners are more in demand than ever with projected job growth of 26 percent by 2028. Invest in your future with a degree or post-graduate certificate in AG-ACNP.


Advantages of  Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences

A degree from Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences means you get a quality education from a proven leader with over 115+ years of nursing education experience. The Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner degree prepares you to serve patients with acute, critical, and/or complex chronic illnesses. Students choose Saint Luke’s College for:

  • Financial aid, work-study, and scholarships available to those who qualify

  • Access to stellar academic and clinical resources and sites

  • Networking opportunities with one of the largest employers in the Kansas City area

  • Nursing faculty with industry, clinical and teaching experience

  • Part-time and full-time options available for working adult learners

  • Courses offered year-round

  • Mostly online, innovative curriculum

  • Transfer in up to 12 credit hours

  • Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)***


Master of Science in Nursing Degree Requirements

Master of Science in Nursing students must complete the following requirements:

  • Complete the prescribed credit hours for your chosen MSN track

  • Earn a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0

  • Repeat any course in which a grade below a B was earned. Students may repeat a course only one time. Students are allowed to repeat a maximum of two courses.


AG-ACNP Full-Time Sample Course Sequence

Course NumberCourse TitleCredit Hours

Semester I

N502Professional Roles, Quality and Safety for Advanced Nursing Practice 3

N505 Theoretical Foundations in Nursing Practice

N565 Advanced Pathophysiology and Disease States 3

Semester II

N515 Policy, Organization and Leadership 3

N545 Advanced Health Care Research 3

N575 Advanced Pharmacology 3

Semester III

N520 Advanced Acute Care Immersion (4-day/30-hour On-Campus Requirement)

N523 Advanced Acute Care Topics 1

N525 Health Promotion, Health Protection, and Disease Prevention 3

N595 Advanced Health Assessment and Physical Diagnosis

Semester IV

N530 Informatics for Advanced Nursing Practice 2

N580 Adult-Gerontology Acute Care I Diagnostics and Intervention 4

N582 Adult-Gerontology Acute Care I Diagnostics and Intervention Practicum (200 Practicum Hours) 2

Semester V

N680 Adult-Gerontology Acute Care II Diagnostics and Intervention 4

N682 Adult-Gerontology Acute Care II Diagnostics and Intervention Practicum (200 Practicum Hours) 2

N696 Applied Statistics for Advanced Nursing Practice 3

Semester VI

N620 Advanced Acute Care Immersion II (4-day/30-hour On-Campus Requirement) 1

N781 Adult-Gerontology Acute Care III Diagnostics and Intervention 3

N782 Adult-Gerontology Acute Care III Diagnostics and Intervention Practicum (200 Practicum Hours) 2

Total Credits 49

This is a sample plan of study. The courses can vary depending on a student’s transferred credit. Please work with the MSN advisor to complete your plan of study.



*Data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 2018 report.

**Graduate employability data provided by Saint Luke’s College 2017 survey. 

***The master’s degree program in nursing at Saint Luke's College Health Sciences is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education http://www.ccneaccreditation.org.