Adult-gerontology nurse practitioner Courses

University of Missouri-Kansas City
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Delivery of this program is blended: You will complete all course work online with a mandatory summer residency at our Kansas City campus. The visit is part of course work that allows you to develop tools for success, peer support, role acquisition and mentoring on project activities with specific courses. There are clinical residencies that are scheduled during the semesters you are enrolled in a clinical course. Clinical rotations can be arranged near your physical location.

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The chart below shows the courses offered in this program. Courses are 3 credit hours each, unless stated otherwise. The University reserves the right to change or cancel courses as needed. 

Nondegree-seeking enrollment

Prior to acceptance into the program, you may enroll in up to 6 credit hours as a nondegree-seeking (in some cases, post-baccalaureate) student. Enrollment does not guarantee acceptance. Learn more about nondegree-seeking university student admissions.

State authorization

States require that the University of Missouri-Kansas City be authorized to deliver university-level distance/online education to their residents. Each state handles this process differently.

Please see our state authorization page for more information.

  • Program authorized
  • Program authorized with stipulations
  • Program not authorized

Not authorized

Students residing in some states are not eligible to enroll in this program. See our state authorization page for a full list of states in which this program is not authorized.

Authorized with stipulations

Students residing in some states may be eligible to enroll in this program, but certain stipulations exist. See our state authorization page for a full list of states in which certain stipulations exists for this program.

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This program is administered by the School of Nursing and Health Studies