Nursing—Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care, CAGS

The adult-gerontology acute-care nurse practitioner program is designed to prepare nurses for advanced-practice roles as clinical experts, managers, educators, and consultants. The program offers advanced study with a major focus on clinical experience. Nurses who possess a Master of Science are eligible for the Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS) in this specialization.

Please visit Bouvé College Learning Outcomes for the specific student learning outcomes for this program.

Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.

Core Requirements 

A grade of B or higher is required in each course.

NRSG 6220Nursing Management: Acute Episodic Illness3
NRSG 6221Nursing Management: Critical and Chronic Illness3
NRSG 6241Acute-Care Concepts in Nursing Practice3
NRSG 6420Adult-Gerontology Acute-Care Nursing Practicum 12
NRSG 6421Adult-Gerontology Acute-Care Nursing Practicum 24
NRSG 6422Adult-Gerontology Acute-Care Nursing Practicum 34


Complete 5 semester hours in the following subject area:5

Program Credit/GPA Requirements

24 total semester hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required