School of Nursing

Human Health Building, Room 3027
433 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
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(248) 364-8733
nrsinfo@oakland.edu
M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m. closed daily 12 p.m.-1 p.m.

Adult/Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Admissions Requirements

The AGACNP is a brand new track in the Master's Program designed to develop advanced skills in the care of the acute and/or critical care patient, from young adult to older adult. This concentration will enable you to strengthen expertise in advanced physical assessment and diagnostic skills, clinical decision making, prescriptive knowledge and intercollaborative patient care management of high acuity patients. The curriculum includes theoretical content and 700 precepted clinical hours in the acute care setting. 

Applicants do not submit an online Oakland University Graduate Application.  A completed application and required materials must be submitted through the Nursing Centralized Application Service (NursingCAS).  Information and instructions for applying through the NursingCAS can be found at the School of Nursing website.
  
To be considered for graduate admission, applicants must submit all Graduate Application Requirements.  
 
FNP and AGNP Nurse Practitioner Requirements:
• Applicants for admission to the Master of Science in Nursing program must have completed a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree with an overall undergraduate cumulative grade point average of B (3.0) or above from an institution accredited by the National League for Nursing or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

• Applicants must submit all transcripts from previously attended institutions.

• Proof of a current unrestricted Registered Nurse license in the United States or its territories.

• Unrestricted R.N license to practice in Michigan.

• Two (2) letters of recommendations are required and must be completed by healthcare professionals in nursing, leadership, administration/management, or education who can attest to the applicant’s work and/or educational experience, as well as the applicant’s potential for graduate study. Professional statement of 750 words or less. The professional statement should focus on the consensus model within the APRN scope of practice, the applicant’s career goals after completion of the program, how recent clinical experiences have prepared him/her for an advanced practice role, and plans for professional development.

To apply, go to nursingcas.org