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

Job growth for nurse practitioners in the U.S. is projected to increase by 45 percent from 2019-2029.

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

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Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing

All of Daemen's nursing programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), formerly the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc., 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30326, Phone: 404.975.5000, Fax: 404.975.5020,

New York State Education Department

Registered by the New York State Board of Regents.

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.
  • Daemen nursing students have access to free educational information from the Why Wound Care initiative.
  • 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

Daemen’s AGPCNP students are employed in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings:

  • Long-term care facilities
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Internal medicine offices
  • Ambulatory care centers
  • Community clinics

Program Specifics