Care. Compassion. Transformation.

With Seattle University’s Doctor of Nursing Practice degree in Adult Gerontology (AGNP) you can further your career while transforming the development of health care in a growing sector of need. Our AGNP graduates are experiencing 100% placement in advanced positions around the nation—it is a program for driven professionals ready to make a change in adult health care.

Our DNP provides you with a sophisticated understanding of the complex systems and challenges of health care by guiding you through your own scholarly project. Whether you are recently graduated with a passion for assisting our rapidly aging population or are looking to advance your career in a new direction, the AGNP program will instruct you on how to provide comprehensive primary care for adult populations in a variety of environments.

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ANCC or AANPCB Certification

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB) offer an AGNP certification exam. Graduates of the DNP in Adult-Gerontology are eligible to sit for both examinations.

General Admission Requirements and Program of Study

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Why the DNP at Seattle U?

Gain practical experience at world-class health care institutions
Lead and transform health care systems
Shape public policy and advance the health of populations
Translate research into practice and engage in interprofessional collaboration