Acute Care Nurse Practitioner – Indianapolis Program Site
Marquette University College of Nursing has developed the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) program for working RNs to pursue a master of science in nursing and specialize in adult-gerontology acute care. The 42-credit curriculum incorporates online course work with an in-hospital preceptorship through St. Vincent in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Admissions for the AGACNP program in Indianapolis follow a biennial cohort model, with new cohorts beginning in the Fall of odd years. Applications for each cohort open on August 1 of even years. Program offering is contingent on sufficient cohort admission.
- The 42-credit ACNP curriculum is 28 months long and part time.
- Advanced theoretical practice and course work is completed online.
- 750 hours of clinical rotations will be completed at St. Vincent Indianapolis.
- Upon program completion, students are eligible to sit for the Adult Gerontology ACNP certification exam.
The ACNP admission requirements comprise the following:
- A bachelor of science in nursing from a regionally accredited, U.S.-based institution
- A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
- A valid, unrestricted RN license
- One year of experience caring for adults in an acute care setting
- M.S.N. prerequisites completed with a grade of C or higher.
- Statistics, including inferential analysis 3 credits**
- Nursing Research 3 credits
- Health Assessment 3 credits
** must be completed within five years of start date
To learn more about the program, visit the ACNP program site or contact an admissions adviser at (866) 891-8443.