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$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 Number — Course Title — Credit Hours
N502— Professional Roles, Quality and Safety for Advanced Nursing Practice — 3
N505 — Theoretical Foundations in Nursing Practice — 3
N565 — Advanced Pathophysiology and Disease States — 3
N515 — Policy, Organization and Leadership — 3
N545 — Advanced Health Care Research — 3
N575 — Advanced Pharmacology — 3
N520 — Advanced Acute Care Immersion (4-day/30-hour On-Campus Requirement) — 1
N523 — Advanced Acute Care Topics — 1
N525 — Health Promotion, Health Protection, and Disease Prevention — 3
N595 — Advanced Health Assessment and Physical Diagnosis — 3
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
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
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.