Nursing, D.N.P. Post-Baccalaureate Adult/Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Concentration


The DNP Adult/Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP) Concentration graduate will be prepared to provide quality primary care and advanced clinical skills to optimize health outcomes for adults from adolescence to end of life. Graduates are prepared to practice in primary care settings, including offices and clinics, outpatient specialties, long-term care, health care systems, and provide wellness and health promotion services. Graduates serve in academic teaching roles and clinical leadership positions. Graduates are prepared for the Adult/Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner national certification exams.

Program Distinctions

  • The School of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). 
  • Consistently recognized by the National League for Nursing as a Center for Excellence in Nursing Education since 2005.
  • Clinical placements are arranged by the School of Nursing.
  • A diverse student body in the program. 
  • A state-of-the-art teaching facility designed for the education of advanced practice nurses.
  • Faculty are engaged in active practice.

The Student Experience

  • Classes are available in-person and online.
  • Students are advised by an assigned faculty member in the program.
  • Students are provided a faculty mentor to guide their DNP project.
  • Students have a wide variety of clinical experiences, including rural and underserved communities.
  • Students experience real-world and simulated clinicals.

After Graduation

  • 85% of graduates are employed within six months in an AGPCNP role.
  • 96% pass rate on national certification exam for 2021 (100% in 2018-20).
  • Many graduates serve as preceptors for current AGPCNP students. 

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Program Details

Degree Type: Doctoral

College/School: School of Nursing

Program Type: Majors & Concentrations

Class Type: In Person

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Dr. Autumn Henson
UNCG School of Nursing