Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, M.S.

Job growth for nurse practitioners in the U.S. is projected to increase by 40 percent from 2021-2031.

Learn how to provide quality direct patient care to adults from adolescence through senescence in a variety of acute care settings.

Program Benefits

  • Part-time study is available to meet the needs of working nurses.
  • Students can transfer previous graduate nursing coursework from other institutions with approval of the nursing department chair.
  • Students have the opportunity to provide input into their clinical site selection with assistance from the program director to ensure timely program completion. 
  • Students have an individual faculty advisor who is available on campus for appointments as needed.
  • Faculty are highly credentialed, board certified nurse practitioners who continue to practice clinically in addition to having research and leadership experience.

Daemen’s Center for Interprofessional Learning and Simulation (CILS) provides students experiential learning opportunities to promote best practice and collaboration. This leads to improved health and well-being outcomes for individuals, organizations, and communities!

Graduation Cap

Many of our students receive preliminary job offers prior to graduation.

Career Outlook

Graduates are employed in various settings, including:

  • Acute Care Hospitals
  • Critical Care Units
  • Emergency Departments
  • Urgent Care Centers

Program Specifics