May 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (Post-MS) DNP

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The Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner DNP program prepares nurses for advanced practice to be competent in assessing and managing both health and illness states across the adult/older-adult age spectrum, and across the continuum of care from wellness to illness. Students train in community-based setting as well as hospitals and subspecialty areas in order to prepare them for a broad spectrum of opportunities in the care of adults. The program is designed for nurses who are master’s prepared.

Total Credit Hours: 36

3.0 Degree GPA required


Instruction Method

  • Online (100 percent of the degree requirements can be fulfilled online)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Part Time


  • 2.5 to 5 Years

Application Fee

  • $75


The Post-MS to DNP Program is not designed to educate nurse practitioners in a new specialty area. Applicants must already hold national certification in the specialty area to which they are applying.

Program Contact

Nursing Department
3435 Main Street, Beck Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: 716-829-2537
Fax: 716-829-2067

SED Statement

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.

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