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Post-Master’s Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner – Curriculum

Program Requirements

33 credits

This post-master certificate program is designed for registered nurses who have earned a master’s degree in nursing and who wish to become Adult Gerontological Primary Care Nurse practitioners. After completion of the program, graduates can sit for an Adult Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner national certification exam.

Program Code: NURS_SCT03

Required Courses

NURS 503 Pharmacology for Advanced Nursing Practice
NURS 504 Advanced Human Pathophysiology
NURS 603 Individual, Family, and Community Systems
NURS 633 Advanced Holistic Health Assessment
NURS 636 Primary Care I
NURS 637 Primary Care III
NURS 638 Primary Care II
NURS 690 Practicum in the Nurse Practitioner Role


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