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Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Curriculum

This post-baccalaureate (BSN) option prepares graduates to provide primary care to individuals including young adults (including adolescents and emancipated minors), adults, older adults, and the elderly. After completion of the program, graduates can sit for an Adult Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner national certification exam.

The 43-credit master’s program consists of:

Required Courses (43 credits)

NURS 501 Perspectives in Advanced Practice Nursing
NURS 503 Pharmacology for Advanced Nursing Practice
NURS 504 Advanced Human Pathophysiology
NURS 506 Theoretical Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice and Research
NURS 603 Individual, Family, and Community Systems
NURS 604 Research and Evidence-Based Nursing for Advanced Nursing Practice
NURS 633 Advanced Holistic Health Assessment
NURS 636 Primary Care
NURS 637 Primary Care III
NURS 638 Primary Care II
NURS 690 Practicum in the Nurse Practitioner Role
NURS 694 Capstone Seminar
NURS 705 Capstone Project in Nursing

Code: NURS_MSN05

TCNJ's Department of Nursing is not accepting transfers into our four year traditional bachelor’s of science in nursing program at this time. We are accepting applications for the ABSN program for May 2025.Learn More