Master of Science in Nursing – Clinical Nurse Specialist (Adult with Gerontology)
Are you ready to take the next step in your nursing career? At Gwynedd Mercy University in Philadelphia, we have a reputation for developing excellent nurses. That’s because our nursing degree programs offer a blend of clinical experience and theoretical training that’s grounded in an ethical, service-focused worldview. The Clinical Nurse Specialist program Adult teaches expert care of individuals, families, and communities. This rigorous and rewarding program has students devote 500 hours to precepted clinical and role specialty practice in areas such as ambulatory care, acute care, rehabilitation, and long-term care settings.
Grow Your Nursing Skills
Gwynedd Mercy University’s MSN Clinical Nurse Specialist Program helps arm students with the tools they need to stand out in today’s healthcare field. This program prepares professional nurses for advanced practice and provides a base for doctoral study. The scope of practice includes expert nursing care of individuals, families and communities, offering a specialization in Adult Health with Gerontology. Given our advantageous location in Philadelphia, students can complete their clinical rotations in the metropolitan area or sites in the tri-state region. Graduates of our Clinical Nurse Specialist Program are qualified for positions as clinicians, educators, nurse managers, and researchers in a diversity of settings. Core course topics in this traditional master’s degree program include:
- Pharmacotherapeutics for APN Across the Lifespan
- Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice Nursing
- Theoretical Foundations of Nursing
- Advanced Assessment Practicum for APN
- Advanced Physical Assessment APN Across the Lifespan
- Research Methodology
- Research Seminar
An Inspiring Environment For Master’s Degree Students
When you study with us, you become part of a community of motivated learners who are committed to living their values through their careers. Gwynedd Mercy University is known for the excellent health care professionals we graduate. That’s because our degree programs combine professional competency with a worldview that focuses on the whole patient. can help provide the additional training you need to make your career thrive.
Take the first step towards earning your Master of Science Clinical Nurse Specialist Program. Contact a Gwynedd Mercy University enrollment representative and find out more about degree programs today!
Licensure: This program was designed to meet the licensure requirements of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. If you reside in a different state, you should carefully review your home state’s licensure requirements prior to enrolling in this program. For more information, please visit our Program Licensure Requirements page.