Wilkes University Online APRN Programs

Overview: Wilkes University: Passan School of Nursing

Department: Passan School of Nursing
Programs Offered: AG-PCNP, FNP, PMHNP
Degree Types: MSN (BSN Required), Post-MSN Certificate Second Specialty (APRN required), RN to MSN (ADN required)
Accreditation: CCNE
Instruction Methods: Program uses asynchronous instruction using the Desire2Learn learning management system. Students are expected to log in to the system to check messages and participate in group discussions on a regular basis.
Phone Number: (570) 408-4404
Social Media: Facebook and Twitter

Wilkes University Online APRN Programs

Wilkes University Online AGPCNP Programs

Online MSN Program - Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Adult Gerontology - Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: MSN (BSN Required)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.wilkes.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 500 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 40 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1-3 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Part-time only
Program Length: Program can be completed in 28 to 36 months depending on Fall or Spring admission
Program Start Date: Fall and Spring admission
Number of Terms: 7 to 8 semesters (depending on start date)

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN required; current RN; minimum of 1 year of clinical experience
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$26,960 + fees
Cost Per Credit Hour: $674 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently admit students from Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, DC, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Tennessee, Washington and Wyoming


Online RN to MSN Program - Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Adult Gerontology - Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: RN to MSN (ADN required)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.wilkes.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 500 hours needed to graduate (additional hours maybe required as part of two bridge classes)
Number of Credits Required: 50 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1-3 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time only
Program Length: Program can be completed in approximately 3 to 3.5 years
Program Start Date: Spring admission only
Number of Terms: ~8 to 10 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: ADN required; current RN; minimum of 1 year of clinical experience
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$33,700 + fees
Cost Per Credit Hour: $674 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently admit students from Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, DC, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Tennessee, Washington and Wyoming


Online Post-Graduate Certificate Program - Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Adult Gerontology - Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: Post-MSN Certificate Second Specialty (APRN required)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.wilkes.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 500 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 16 to 25 credits needed to graduate (depending on gap analysis and if students need to take Advanced Health Assessment, Advanced Pathophysiology and Advanced Pharmacology)
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1-3 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time only
Program Length: Program can be completed in approximately 12 to 16 months (depending on gap analysis)
Program Start Date: Fall and Spring admission
Number of Terms: ~3 to 4 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: MSN required; current RN; APRN certification required; minimum of 1 year of clinical experience
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$10,784 + fees to ~$16,850 + fees
Cost Per Credit Hour: $674 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently admit students from Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, DC, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Tennessee, Washington and Wyoming



Wilkes University Online FNP Programs

Online MSN Program - Family Nurse Practitioner (Individual Across the Lifespan)

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Family Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: MSN (BSN Required)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.wilkes.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 588 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 43 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1-4 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Part-time only
Program Length: Program can be completed in 28 to 36 months depending on Fall or Spring admission
Program Start Date: Fall and Spring admission
Number of Terms: 7 to 8 semesters (depending on start date)

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN required; current RN; minimum of 1 year of clinical experience
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$28,982 + fees
Cost Per Credit Hour: $674 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently admit students from Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, DC, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Tennessee, Washington and Wyoming


Online RN to MSN Program - Family Nurse Practitioner (Individual Across the Lifespan)

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Family Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: RN to MSN (ADN required)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.wilkes.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 588 hours needed to graduate (additional hours maybe required as part of two bridge classes)
Number of Credits Required: 53 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1-4 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time only
Program Length: Program can be completed in approximately 3 to 3.5 years
Program Start Date: Spring admission only
Number of Terms: ~8 to 10 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: ADN required; current RN; minimum of 1 year of clinical experience
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$35,722 + fees
Cost Per Credit Hour: $674 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently admit students from Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, DC, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Tennessee, Washington and Wyoming


Online Post-Graduate Certificate Program - Family Nurse Practitioner (Individual Across the Lifespan)

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Family Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: Post-MSN Certificate Second Specialty (APRN required)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.wilkes.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 588 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 19 to 28 credits needed to graduate (depending on gap analysis and if students need to take Advanced Health Assessment, Advanced Pathophysiology and Advanced Pharmacology)
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1-4 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time only
Program Length: Program can be completed in approximately 12 to 16 months (depending on gap analysis)
Program Start Date: Fall and Spring admission
Number of Terms: ~3 to 4 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: MSN required; current RN; APRN certification required; minimum of 1 year of clinical experience
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$12,806 + fees to ~$18,872 + fees
Cost Per Credit Hour: $674 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently admit students from Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, DC, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Tennessee, Washington and Wyoming



Wilkes University Online PMHNP Programs

Online MSN Program - Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: MSN (BSN Required)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.wilkes.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 500 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 42 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1-3 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Part-time only
Program Length: Program can be completed in 28 to 36 months depending on Fall or Spring admission
Program Start Date: Fall and Spring admission
Number of Terms: 7 to 8 semesters (depending on start date)

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN required; current RN; minimum of 1 year of clinical experience
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$28,308 + fees
Cost Per Credit Hour: $674 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently admit students from Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, DC, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Tennessee, Washington and Wyoming


Online RN to MSN Program - Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: RN to MSN (ADN required)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.wilkes.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 500 hours needed to graduate (additional hours maybe required as part of two bridge classes)
Number of Credits Required: 52 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1-3 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time only
Program Length: Program can be completed in approximately 3 to 3.5 years
Program Start Date: Spring admission only
Number of Terms: ~8 to 10 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: ADN required; current RN; minimum of 1 year of clinical experience
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$35,048 + fees
Cost Per Credit Hour: $674 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently admit students from Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, DC, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Tennessee, Washington and Wyoming


Online Post-Graduate Certificate Program - Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: Post-MSN Certificate Second Specialty (APRN required)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.wilkes.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 500 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 18 to 27 credits needed to graduate (depending on gap analysis and if students need to take Advanced Health Assessment, Advanced Pathophysiology and Advanced Pharmacology)
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1-3 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time only
Program Length: Program can be completed in approximately 12 to 16 months (depending on gap analysis)
Program Start Date: Fall and Spring admission
Number of Terms: ~3 to 4 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: MSN required; current RN; APRN certification required; minimum of 1 year of clinical experience
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$12,132 + fees to ~$18,198 + fees
Cost Per Credit Hour: $674 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently admit students from Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, DC, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Tennessee, Washington and Wyoming