Online Master of Science in Nursing in Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner

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CCNE Accreditation

Nationally Ranked

Esteemed Faculty

Care with Compassion. Serve with Excellence.

When you earn your online Master of Science in Nursing in Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (M.S.N., A.G.N.P.) from Seton Hall University, you graduate ready to promote wellness, prevent illness and manage the health and illness needs of adults across the lifespan. You will also study with an institution that has been a longtime leader in compassionate and forward-looking care.

Seton Hall’s online programs offer an intellectually challenging environment, real-world experiences and a culture of optimism. Our distinguished faculty members empower aspiring leaders whose personal ambition aligns with a commitment to civic good.

  • Ranked #15 in the “Best Online Master’s in Nursing Programs” category by U.S. News & World Report1
  • 100% AANPCB exam pass rates for primary care graduates over the past five years
  • 95% pass rate for acute care graduates taking the ANCC or AACN certification exam

Two Available Tracks

You can choose a track in Primary Care or Acute Care to realize your nursing career goals.

Focus on disease prevention, health promotion and the management of patients with multisystem health problems. Prepare for practice in primary care offices, occupational and health clinics, assisted-living facilities and long-term care settings.

Prepare to practice acute and chronic disease management to care for patients within various hospital areas, including urgent care, emergency room and subacute settings. Focus on populations with acute, critical and chronic illnesses, disabilities and injuries.

About Seton Hall University

As one of the country’s leading Catholic universities, Seton Hall has been developing students in mind, heart and spirit since 1856. Home to nearly 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students, Seton Hall offers more than 90 academic programs that prepare graduates to be exemplary servant leaders and global citizens.

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High-Quality Instruction in an Online Format

With Seton Hall’s online programs, you can learn from the same award-winning faculty as students on campus, only in a flexible format. We provide support through a range of services as you study online, including advising, library resources and career guidance. You can complete the courses using the device you prefer, whether it’s your computer, tablet or smartphone. Plus, collaborate with your classmates through online posts and chats.

Experience Impactful Courses Taught by Expert Faculty

Founded in 1937, the College of Nursing at Seton Hall was the first school in New Jersey to offer an undergraduate program in nursing. Today, our M.S.N. in Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner program prepares you to serve adolescent to elderly populations as a nurse practitioner in acute or primary care settings. You can experience an immersive education through online classes taught by faculty who provide dedicated mentoring and career support, empowering you to provide evidence-based, compassionate care and improve your community. This program helps you attain the qualifications for nurse practitioner roles by preparing you to sit for the AANPCB, ANCC or AACN national certification exams.

Enter a Growing and Rewarding Career Field

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that nurse practitioner employment will grow by 46% from 2021 to 2031, which is much faster than other occupations. That demand may explain why the national median salary for nurse practitioners increased to $120,680 in 2021.2 And New Jersey ranks second in the U.S. for nurse practitioner pay, which is $137,010 annually.3

Potential Work Settings for Graduates

  1. Cardiology
  2. Dermatology
  3. Gastroenterology
  4. Long-term care
  5. Neurology
  6. Rheumatology
  7. Oncology
  8. Occupational health
  9. Palliative care
  10. Pulmonary

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  1. U.S. News & World Report. “Best Online Programs: Seton Hall University.” Retrieved November 15, 2022, from
  2. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. “Nurse Anesthetists, Nurse Midwives, and Nurse Practitioners.” Retrieved November 15, 2022, from
  3. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. “Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021: 29-1171 Nurse Practitioners.” Retrieved November 15, 2022, from

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing/master’s degree program in nursing/Doctor of Nursing Practice program and post-graduate APRN certificate programs at Seton Hall University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

Seton Hall University is able to offer these online programs to select states in the U.S., but is still awaiting full approval from other states. Please consult the State Authorizations page to determine if you are located in a state in which Seton Hall University can confer an online degree or call us at (844) 823-1198 for any questions.