Adult-Gerontology CNS Programs with Curriculums Approved for ACCNS-AG Certification

Curriculums for the schools listed below have been determined to meet the educational eligibility requirements for AACN’s ACCNS-AG certification exam. All the CNS programs included on this list have demonstrated compliance with the Consensus Model for APRN Regulation and the National Council of State Boards of Nursing's Criteria for APRN Programs (2012).

Programs not included on this list have not yet gone through the curriculum preapproval process. Noninclusion on this list does not imply noncompliance with AACN’s ACCNS-AG educational eligibility requirements. Programs not listed are encouraged to submit their curriculum to AACN for review.

University City State Distance Learning Post Grad Program
Armstrong Atlantic State University  Savannah  GA
California State University, Fresno  Fresno  CA
Duke University  Durham  NC
Capital University  Columbus  OH
East Carolina University  Greenville  NC
Georgia State University  Atlanta  GA  N  Y
Georgetown University  Washington  DC  Y  N
Johns Hopkins University  Baltimore  MD  Y  Y
Kent State University  Kent  OH  Y  Y
Loma Linda University  Loma Linda  CA  N  Y
Loyola University Chicago  Maywood  IL  N  N
Marquette University College of Nursing  Milwaukee  WI  N  N
Mercer University, Georgia Baptist College of Nursing  Atlanta  GA  N  N
Michigan State University  East Lansing  MI  Y  N
Northern Illinois University  DeKalb  IL  Y
Purdue University Calumet  Hammond  IN  Y
Regis College  Weston  MA  N  N
Rhode Island College  Providence  RI  N  N
San Diego State University  San Diego  CA  N  N
St. John Fisher College  Rochester  NY  N  Y
St. Joseph's College  Brooklyn  NY  N  N
Suny Upstate Medical University  Syracuse  NY  N  Y
Thomas Jefferson University  Philadelphia  PA  N  Y
University of Akron  Akron  OH  N  Y
University of Alabama  Birmingham  AL  Y  N
University of California, Los Angeles  Los Angeles  CA  N  Y
University of California, San Francisco  San Francisco  CA  N  Y
University of Central Florida  Orlando  FL  N  Y
University of Cincinnati  Cincinnati  OH  Y  N
University of Colorado  Aurora  CO  Y  Y
University of Detroit Mercy  Detroit  MI Y Y
University of Kentucky  Lexington  KY  Y
University of Maryland  Baltimore  MD  Y
University of Massachusetts  Boston  MA  N
University of Michigan  Ann Arbor  MI  Y
University of Minnesota  Minneapolis  MN  Y
University of Missouri  Columbia  MO  Y  Y
University of Oklahoma  Oklahoma City  OK  N
University of Pennsylvania  Philadelphia  PA  N  Y
University of San Diego  San Diego  CA  N  N
University of Washington  Seattle  WA  N  Y
University of The Incarnate Word  San Antonio  TX  Y
University of Virginia  Charlottesville  VA  Y
Virginia Commonwealth University  Richmond  VA  Y
Wichita State University  Wichita  KS  Y
Armstrong Atlantic State University  Savannah  GA  Y
Loma Linda University  Loma Linda  CA  Y
Winona State University  Winona  MN N Y
Uniformed Services University  Bethesda  MD N N
University of South Alabama Mobile  AL  Y
Widener University  Chester  PA  Y


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