Adult/Gerontology Primary Care
Adult/Gerontology Primary Care NP Track at a Glance
The Adult/Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP) specialty track at Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston prepares you to work with adults from adolescence throughout the lifespan with a focus on promoting healthy lifestyles, preventing disease, and managing illnesses. When you earn your DNP degree on the AGPCNP track from UTHealth Houston, you join one of the top-ranked nursing programs in Texas. Thanks to our hybrid course options, you can work toward AGPCNP certification exams and benefit from hands-on clinical practice either in the world-famous Texas Medical Center or where you live.
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
Post-graduate - Spring only; BSN to DNP, Spring and Fall
29-30 hours for post-graduate; 79 hours for BSN-DNP
Online with on-campus opportunities
Part- or full-time
Among the lowest in the state
Affordable AGPCNP Track
Our nationally recognized graduate nursing programs offer affordable tuition, accessible course delivery online and in person, and real-world clinical experiences. By completing your DNP on the AGPCNP track, you will graduate ready to treat acutely ill patients and lead health care teams.