Adult/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Certificate

The Adult/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner certificate program requires that students have completed an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) graduate educational program from a nationally accredited school of nursing.  

Adult/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Certificate - 15 credit hours

The adult/gerontological nurse practitioner certificate prepares graduates to assess and manage common acute and chronic health care problems of the adult in the primary care setting. The courses include adult/gerontological theory courses, practice-focused clinical courses and an intensive preceptorship experience. All courses are offered on the KU Medical Center campus. 

 Course Name (Credit hours)TuitionCourse FeesTyphon fee
NRSG 862/864 Adult/Gerontological Health Care I & Practicum (NP) (3/2) Resident $344.25/cr
Non-resident $814.45/cr
$400 $75
NRSG 865/867 Adult/Gerontological Health Care II & Practicum (NP)  (3/4) Resident $344.25/cr
Non-resident $814.45/cr
NRSG 869 Adult/Gerontological Health Care III: Preceptorship (NP) (3-5) Resident $344.25/cr
Non-resident $814.45/cr


Total Kansas Resident:* $5163.75 (tuition) + $1020 (course fees) + $75 (Typhon) = $6258.75*; will be higher if 5 cr. of 869 is required.

Total Non-resident:* $12216.75 (tuition) + $1020 (course fees) + $75 (Typhon) = $13311.75*; will be higher if 5 cr. of 869 is required.


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*Note: Tuition and fees calculated based upon 2013-2014 rates. Tuition and fee rates are subject to change each year.

Room/board: On-campus housing not available.
Books and supplies:  $600 estimate
On time completion rate: NA*
Number Completed: Program began Fall 2011
Number completed on time: NA*
Job Placement Rates for Program: NA*
Median Loan Debt: NA*
Title IV Loan Debt: NA*
Private Educational Loan Debt: NA*
Institutional Finance Plans: NA*
Amount Owed: NA*

* Not Applicable because there were less than 10 graduates per year.

Last modified: Feb 17, 2014