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MSN in Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing

Build on your passion to improve health care outcomes in your community with the MSN – AGPCNP program at Capella. This online program helps you prepare for the next phase of your nursing career. Additionally, the program is designed to help you prepare for eligibility to take national certification exams administered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).

Capella University has partnered with Optum® to support advancing care and practice and help prepare nurses for the future of health care. Through modern, competency-based curriculum and innovative simulations, we’ll help equip you to face the nursing challenges of today – and tomorrow.

Professional relevance

Our courses are taught by doctorally prepared educators, and experienced, board-certified nurse practitioners. They provide instruction through evidence-based practice methods and real-world experiences.

Practicum placement support

Your dedicated support network helps you stay on track throughout your program and helps connect you with practicum site opportunities. Sites could include practicum training locations through our partner Optum, your current health care employer or other approved primary care organizations.

Immersive learning experiences

The curriculum is designed to provide advanced-practice nurse training via digital medical education platform, high-quality simulations and engaging documentary videos and testimonials from experienced professionals.

Classes start July 8

Use the code WINTER to waive the $50 application fee.

At a glance

  • Online & in-person
  • GuidedPath learning format
  • 9 Core courses
  • Practicum immersion course
  • 4 Specialization courses
  • Support with practicum placement
  • Practicum

Reduce your tuition by $5,000

Enroll in a qualified program and apply for a $5,000 Capella-Optum Scholarship to help fund your master’s degree. Eligibility rules and exclusions apply. Connect with us for details.

What can you do with an MSN – AGPCNP?

Your education can help you reach your professional and personal goals. While Capella cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific career outcome, such as a job title, promotion or salary increase, we encourage you to explore potential jobs and employment settings. Here are some ideas and examples for a graduate with an MSN - AGPCNP.

Related job titles to explore

  • Nurse practitioner
  • Nurse practitioner/advanced practice registered nurse
  • Advanced practice provider
  • Advanced practice nurse
  • Primary care nurse practitioner

Employment settings to explore

  • Health care and social assistance

*These are examples intended to serve as a general guide. Some positions may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure, certifications, and/or other designations along with a degree. Because many factors determine what position an individual may attain, Capella cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific job title, a promotion, salary increase, or other career outcome. We encourage you to research requirements for your job target and career goals.