Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Post BSN to DNP

Baptist College offers Graduate Nursing education for the post BSN to DNP with a concentration in the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP). This program is for nurses interested in advanced practice in the acute care environment and includes patients from adolescence through adulthood. The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree is considered the terminal degree for advanced practice.

The BSN-DNP program is offered full time and can be completed in approximately 3 years. Applications for this admission cohort are currently being accepted. The admissions deadline is May 15, 2019.

Graduates will be prepared to take the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner certification exam offered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center or the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.


Thinking about taking an online course at Baptist College? Before enrolling in an online course, you should first assess your readiness for stepping into the online learning environment. Your answers to the following questions will help you determine what you need to do to succeed at online learning. 


DNP Interest Sessions are informational sessions for those interested in the Doctor of Nursing Practice - Acute Care Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner program at Baptist College. Please select a date below to register. 


Have a few questions about the BSN to DNP program? Open the pdf below of frequently asked questions. If you need more clarification or have questions that we haven't covered, please do not hesitate to call the graduate admissions officer, Chris Cotton, at (901) 572-2465.

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