Center on Aging - Gerontological Nursing Education

It is no time like the present to pursue a degree in Geriatric nursing.  Whatever graduate geriatric nursing level of study you wish to obtain at the UT Health School of Nursing, you will be learning from nationally and internationally recognized faculty and instructors. The UT Health School of Nursing is ranked among the top five percent of the nation’s nursing schools in the U.S. News & World Report's 2010 edition of the influential "America's Best Graduate Schools" guide. The UT Health School of Nursing ranked 19th among 395 master's programs surveyed, and its gerontological/geriatric nursing program is ranked No. 8 of the top 10 in this specialty.

Offering two geriatric graduate nursing programs, the UT Health SON has a course of study for you to pursue in the field of geriatric nursing either as Clinical Nursing Specialist or Geriatric Nurse Practitioner.  At the conclusion of your degree, you will receive a comprehensive geriatric education that will prepare you to deliver the kind of health care that makes a difference for the aging population in a variety of health care settings.