MSN Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

September 03, 2019
January 13, 2020

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The MSN degree and specializations such as Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner programs each have unique requirements and prerequisites for admissions as outlined below. Students are encouraged to contact our admissions department with any questions.



The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) online program is designed for nurses already holding their BSN who are seeking to reach the next level of their practice. Nurses interested in working as a nurse practitioner will benefit from this online degree program.

  • Active and unrestricted current RN license
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree conferred from a regionally and ACEN (formerly NLNAC) or CCNE accredited institution
  • Completion of an undergraduate statistics course with a grade of “C” or better.
  • A minimum of one year of RN experience

Designed for working nurses with busy schedules, our online Master of Science in Nursing and related programs enable you to pursue your professional goals on your own time while balancing work and family life.

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Application Deadline: September 3, 2019

Applications for the online MSN programs are accepted year-round. Applicants are reviewed for admission based on their ability to successfully complete their graduate studies, as well as the criteria listed below. If you have additional questions regarding the College of Nursing at the University of Cincinnati, we encourage you to read more about our Professional Licensure Information.


University of Cincinnati graduate school online application


Official transcripts from all institutions attended

Minimum GPA

Minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for the last degree earned.

(A comparable level of achievement is expected for other grading systems.)


Three letters of reference

References should come from individuals who can attest to your academic and professional skills.

Goal Statement

Personal goal statement


Professional resume

Matriculation Fee

$300 non-refundable matriculation fee required upon acceptance but will be applied to tuition.

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The University of Cincinnati is one of the first institutions to offer online courses. Innovation in education is at the forefront of what we do. We have expanded the convenience and quality of our online learning to online degree programs. Today, we offer nearly 100 degrees from undergraduate to doctoral programs.

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