Post-Master's Advanced Certificate in Gerontology

This 12-credit Post-Master's Advanced Certificate focusing on interprofessional primary care for older adults with multiple chronic conditions prepares nurse practitioners to provide specialized, high quality, culturally comptent care to the vulnerable older adult population.

Offers a student-centered learning environment:

  • Program format tailored to the needs of a working professional
  • Cutting-edge hybrid model with online resources

Provides an innovative interprofessional experience:

  • Unique one-week summer intensive of shared didactic and clinical experiences with NYU School of Medicine Primary Care medical residents and other professionals - Interprofessional eam of nationally and internationally renowned faculty
  • Collaboration with the Harford Institute for Geriatric Nursing

Focuses on the unique needs of older adults with multiple chronic conditions.

Who should apply?

  • Adult nurse practitioners who seek the gerontology content to meet eligibility requirements for the national Adult-Gerontology Primary Care certification exam
  • Nurse practitioners who want to further their availability to provide comprehensive primary care to older adults
  • Nurse practitioners who want to further their knowledge in gerontology

*Any other requirements to be determined through gap analysis.

NYU College of Nursing ranked #2 in Geriatric gradute programs by U.S. News & World Report and as one of the top-ranked nursing schools for NIH funding, NYUCN leads the field of nursing education and preparation of advanced practice nurses. 

More Information

Minimum grade point average (GPA) from Master's or Advanced Certificate Program of 3.0
State of New York RN license and certification to practice as a NP
Minimum of 1 year of clinical experience as a NP
Post-Master's Advanced Certificate in Gerontology Curriculum Guide