Online Post-Master's Certificate AGACNP

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Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) Certificate Program

Get up close and personal with the specialty you’re most passionate about—and deliver care in the spirit of aloha: love, kindness, grace, and unity.

Your expertise means everything to adult patients requiring acute care. As an adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioner (AGACNP) online Post-Master's Certificate student at Hawai‘i Pacific University, you’ll develop your specialization through hands-on learning in applied practice, with a focus on caring for vulnerable, at-risk populations around the globe. Under the guidance of expert faculty, you’ll be exposed to a wide array of inpatient and specialty care services in medical and reconstructive surgery, operating room care, surgical intensive care, internal medicine, and ambulatory care, among others.

Expand the scope of your career with our online AGACNP Post-Master's Certificate—and put what you've learned immediately into practice.

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Length: 14 months
Total Credits: 24 credits

Start Dates:
3 starts per year (fall, spring, and summer)

Upcoming Start Date:
August 26, 2024

Online Coursework

100% online coursework with mobile-friendly delivery

Small classes with accessible faculty who care about your success and well-being

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Hands-on learning opportunities and dedicated clinical placement support


Earn your AGACNP certificate in as few as 14 months

Why earn your AGACNP certificate with HPU?

Fit Classes Around Work and Family

HPU’s online AGACNP certificate program is designed for working professionals, which means class scheduling is flexible and convenient.

Prepare For Licensure as an Agacnp

Qualify to sit for the national AGACNP licensing exams administered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN).

Learn From Experienced Faculty

HPU faculty are leaders at the local, national, and global levels. Not only are they active nurse practitioners, they’re also doctoral scholars, researchers, and skilled change agents.

Build Versatile Skills

Through a combination of specialized coursework and more than 600 clinical hours, you'll develop advanced competencies that can translate to a variety of acute care settings.