Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist

Clinical experts in the diagnosis and treatment of illness and the delivery of evidence-based nursing interventions.

Quick Facts:

  • 41 credits
  • 504 clinical hours
  • Approximately 3 years
  • Evening classes; part time
  • Campus-based (not online)

Program information


Graduates are prepared to sit for the
American Nurses Credentialing Center as an
adult-gerontology clinical nurse specialist AGCNS-BC.

Application due date

March 1 for summer

July 1 for fall

November 1 for spring


  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing
  • Pennsylvania Department of Education