The College of Nursing offers courses and programs of study to prepare nurses with knowledge and skills in gerontological nursing.

Bachelors of Science in Nursing
  • Undergraduate Program
    Students in the BSN program gain excellent basic preparation to care for older persons in a variety of settings. All students take a required course in Gerontological Nursing and a clinical practicum in settings that serve older adults, including older person's homes, assisted living facilities, nursing homes, hospitals, and community-based agencies.  
Graduate Programs
  • Adult/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner - Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
    The DNP program offers two Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner options, one for primary care and another for acute care practice. In addition, the Family Practice and Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner programs both focus on older adult care as part of lifespan care. 
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    Students in the PhD program may focus their research preparation in gerontological nursing by collaborating with geriatric/gerontological faculty leaders.