Transition to AGAC Nurse Practitioner Program

Post Master’s Non-degree Seeking Program

Applicants must have previously or currently be certified as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner in order to meet eligibility for the AGAC Transition program.  Upon completion of the AGAC transition curriculum, students will be eligible to sit for the new certification exam – Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. This is a non-degree seeking program.

ELIGIBILITY
  • Currently or previously certified as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Unencumbered Arkansas RN and APRN licenses
  • Prescriptive Authority
  • Up-to-date Criminal Background check
REQUIREMENTS
  • Complete one 4-credit-hour theory course
  • Complete one 4-credit-hour clinical course (360 hours)
  • Complete both courses in one semester
  • Eligibility to take the certification exam upon completion
PROGRAM OF STUDY
    Sample program of study available here.
APPLICATION DEADLINES

February 1 for fall admission
September 1 for spring admission

Contact

Dr. Donna Gullette, Associate Dean for Practice
Director of the MNSc Programs
Phone: (501) 526-7801
Email: DGullette@uams.edu

APPLICATION PROCESS
  • Follow the link to the online application:
  • Select Academic Institution as “UAMS”
  • Select Academic Career as “Graduate”
  • Select Campus as “Main UAMS Campus”
  • Select your Term
  • Select Academic Program as “College of Nursing Non-Degree”
  • Select Admit Type as “Applicant”
  • Academic Plan will be “Nursing Non-Degree”
  • Academic Sub-Plan will be your Specialty