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Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program (ACNP)

Marquette University’s Adult-Older Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) program in Indianapolis is designed to help current RNs earn their Master of Science in Nursing specializing in adult gerontology acute care while continuing to work as a registered nurse through a combination of online nurse practitioner program coursework and on-the-job training with St. Vincent in Indianapolis. The part-time, 42-credit ACNP curriculum is 28 months long.

Marquette University's ACNP program in Indianapolis helps current RNs through the program

Partnership with St.Vincent Health

Through our partnership with St. Vincent in Indianapolis, Marquette University’s ACNP program can be completed online on a part-time basis while getting practical experience with a preceptor at St.Vincent Health.

Online and Hands-On Learning

Through a combination of flexible online learning and hands-on experience, you will be prepared to become an acute care nurse practitioner with a master’s degree without putting your career on hold.

About the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program in Indianapolis

Marquette University's ACNP program in Indianapolis combines interactive online courses with hands-on clinical work

  • Complete advanced practice online ACNP program courses designed to further your clinical assessment skills and prepare you for acute care settings
  • Earn your MSN from prestigious Marquette University, a private, nonprofit organization
  • Learn and work at your own pace through interactive, online courses combined with clinical preceptorships within the St.Vincent Health system
  • Avoid the stress of finding your own preceptor; Marquette’s unique relationship with St.Vincent Health means preceptorships will be arranged for Adult-Older Adult ACNP students

ACNP Admissions Requirements

Students seeking admission to the Marquette University Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program must have an active, unrestricted RN license and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from a regionally accredited college or university and currently be employed by St.Vincent Health.

Learn more about the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program available to registered nurses today by speaking to an admissions adviser.

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Why ACNP?

With Marquette’s Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program, you can earn your Master of Science in Nursing with a specialty in adult-older adult acute care settings. As an AG-ACNP, you are exposed to advanced career opportunities, improved salary, and enjoy a fuller scope of practice.

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ACNP Admissions Process

With the support of a Marquette University admissions adviser, the ACNP admissions process is straightforward, geared towards the BSN-educated working nurse. Your adviser can guide you through the entire process, from gathering transcripts to answering questions to completing your ACNP application.

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