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- Frequently Asked Questions
How long does it take to complete the program?
The course of study is full time for 9 semesters including 3 summer sessions.
Are all applicants invited for interviews?
All submitted applications are reviewed by our admissions committee. All aspects of the application are thoroughly evaluated by the committee, including GPA, clinical experience, reference letters, and the personal statement. Interview offers are extended to those applicants the committee feels are most qualified.
What can I expect during the interview?
Your interview may be done on campus or by Skype. On-campus interviews are preferred to give the committee and applicant face-to-face time for questions. The faculty will ask questions about your nursing experience, your goals, and other information to learn something about you. It will last about 20-30 minutes depending on how many questions you may have.
Will I have to travel to campus during the program?
Yes. The courses for the Adult-Gerontology Primary Care NP track are all offered online through various means of distance delivery; however students are currently required to come to campus five times during their program.
Will I need to have a computer for this program?
Yes, you will need access to a computer for the entire online curriculum. Please refer to Technical Requirements page for details.
Where will I do my clinical practicum?
Students will work with the track director, graduate clinical placement coordinator and appropriate agency contacts in order to secure clinical practicum placements. While every effort is made to find clinical sites near home towns, this is not always possible and travel may be required in order to complete clinical requirements.
What is the anticipated cost for this program?
Tuition and mandatory university fees for graduate students may be found on the UND Student Account Services website at http://und.edu/admissions/student-account-services/tuition-rates.cfm
Am I able to transfer credits?
Graduate work is considered for transfer only on an individual basis and only after the student has completed satisfactory work in residence at UND. The transfer credits are approved by the student's advisory committee and the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies, up to one-fourth of the credit hours required for the Master's Degree may be considered for transfer. Courses more than seven years old cannot be transferred. See graduate student handbook for further information.
What can I do with an Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Degree?
AGNPs work in a variety of settings, the most common providing primary care to adults across the lifespan. Our graduates work in a variety of settings including primary care clinics, transitional care units, long term care and assisted living facilities. AGNPs also work in independent or specialty practices.