• Students complete a total of 35 credits in either one year or one and a half years of study; opportunities for financial assistance are available.
  • The full time program starts each Fall semester and the part-time program starts each Spring semester. Students are encourage to participate in an online Advanced Practice Preparation (APP) prior to starting classes to prepare for graduate level advanced pathophysiology and pharmacology courses.
  • Classes are taught by the University of Miami’s prestigious faculty who focus on evidence-based and patient-centered practices.
  • Students’ clinical experiences include a variety of community health centers and clinics, private medical practices, specialty clinics, Veteran’s Administration facilities, home care, assisted living facilities, skilled nursing facilities and other long-term care settings, acute and chronic rehabilitation centers, and urgent care departments.
  • Students participate in the management of acute and chronic primary health care problems in adult patients, which includes adolescents, young to middle-age adults and older adults age 65 years and older.
  • Program graduates are eligible for certification as an Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner.