Building on Seton Hall’s long history of excellence in nursing education, the M.S.N., A.G.N.P. program offers a values-based curriculum that will enable you to excel as a member of interprofessional healthcare teams, to succeed as a servant leader, to provide evidence-based compassionate care, and to improve your community and the nursing profession.
- Learn to communicate in a scholarly manner.
- Think critically and creatively in solving problems and making decisions.
- Design and provide care based on “best evidence.”
- Act as a servant leader in a global society.
AGPCNP Track Learning Outcomes
- Manage the health and illness of patients based upon analysis of findings from health histories, physical examination, developmental and behavioral assessments.
- Formulate the complex clinical judgments needed to initiate, manage, and evaluate culturally competent primary health care regimens for adults and the aged.
- Communicate diagnoses and therapeutic plans in a succinct and concise manner with supporting rationale.
- Collaborate with other health professionals in designing, implementing and evaluating the primary health care of individuals.
- Provide advanced nursing care to clients incorporating cultural, pathophysiologic and pharmacotherapeutic principles.
- Collaborate with the client/family and health care team to create mutually acceptable therapeutic outcomes.
- Be prepared to sit for the Adult-Gerontology Primary Care certification exams through ANCC and AANPCB.
AGACNP Track Learning Outcomes
- Gain the necessary knowledge and skills to formulate clinical judgments needed to initiate, manage and evaluate culturally competent health care regimens for adults and the aged in the acute care setting.
- Develop culturally competent assessment and management plans for selected acute care problems of adults and the aged.
- Provide advanced nursing care to clients incorporating cultural, pathophysiologic, and pharmacotherapeutic principles related to the acute care setting.
- Integrate theoretical and research evidence into clinical practice and discussions with colleagues in the acute care setting.
- Be prepared to take the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care certification exams through ANCC and AANPCB, as well as the certification exam through the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN).
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A Promising Career Elevating the Standard of Excellence
A career as a nurse practitioner positions you to meet a growing need for advanced practitioners in the nursing field. According to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, there are currently 335,000 licensed nurse practitioners, compared with 192,000 in 2014, and the number is expected to keep on rising. Additionally, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Occupational Employment Statistics confirms strong overall wage growth for Nurse Practitioners:
- Average national salary for Nurse Practitioners: $118,040*
- New Jersey is ranked as the #2 top paying state with an average salary of $137,010*
Online M.S.N., Adult Gerontology Primary Care Infosessions
Tune in to discover how an M.S.N. in Adult-Gerontology Primary Care will equip you with the necessary skills to combat issues facing 21st century health care. Led by Program Director Joyce Maglione, Ph.D., come learn about New Jersey's #1 ranked Online Graduate Nursing Program and get your questions answered.
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Online M.S.N., Adult Gerontology Acute Care Infosessions
Tune in to discover how an M.S.N. in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care will equip you with the necessary skills to combat issues facing 21st century health care. Led by Program Director and Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP) 2023 Legacy Award Recipient Mary Ellen Roberts, D.N.P., R.N., come learn about New Jersey's #1 ranked Online Graduate Nursing Program and get your questions answered.
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An online M.S.N., A.G.N.P. from Seton Hall University provides the immersive experiences and quality education you need to become highly qualified nurse practitioner and excel in your career. Learn more about your next step in this high-demand field by contacting an Admissions Counselor at (844) 823-1198 or requesting more information.
* “Occupational Employment and Wages May 2021 - 29-1171 Nurse Practitioners.” U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Accessed on May 11, 2022. https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes291171.htm#st.
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing/master's degree program in nursing/Doctor of Nursing Practice program and post-graduate APRN certificate programs at Seton Hall University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.
**Seton Hall University will waive the $75 application fee for qualified students who submit a completed application within a 3 week period for our 2023-2024 start dates to one of the following online programs: M.S.N. in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Master of Science in Nursing, Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner, Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) or Master of Science in Accounting (M.S.A.C.).The fee waiver program is for United States citizens and permanent residents only and is subject to change without notice. Fees paid previously are non-refundable. Connect with your enrollment counselor for more information.)