Adult/Gerontology Acute Care
Adult/Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Track at a Glance
Offering online courses and on-campus opportunities, the Adult/Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) specialty track at Cizik School of Nursing prepares you to work with patients with complex health issues across the continuum of acute care services. As a student in the AGACNP nursing track, you may take advantage of valuable clinical opportunities within the world-famous Texas Medical Center or at hospitals and practices throughout the state.
Upon completion, you can apply to take the national certification exam offered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB). Once certified, you can then apply for an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) license in Texas.
Spring and Fall
29-30 hours for postgraduate; 79 hours for BSN-DNP
Online with on-campus opportunities
Part- or full-time enrollment
Among the lowest in the state
Affordable AGACNP Specialty Track
Our nationally recognized Doctor of Nursing Practice nursing program offers affordable tuition, accessible course delivery online and in person, and real-world clinical experiences. By completing your DNP on the AGACNP track, you will graduate ready to treat acutely ill patients and lead health care teams.