Your personalized plan of study will be determined at the time of admission.Ameera Chakravarthy, MS, RN, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC, clinical instructor Joseph Haymore, DNP, RN, CNRN, CCRN, ACNP-BC, assistant professor Maranda Jackson-Parkin Ph D, RN, CCRN, CRNP-BC, assistant professor Alicia Williams, DNP, RN, MBA, ACNP-BC, CCNS, assistant professor The questions below relate directly to the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner/Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist DNP specialty.The UMSON faculty is committed to assigning students to clinical sites that are appropriate for course and program objectives.We are fortunate to have contacts with many nurse practitioner and clinical nurse specialist alumni and other providers who serve as preceptors.Current clinical experience is ideal and completion of certification in your specialty area is strongly recommended.
All students must maintain active RN licensure, CPR certification, HIPAA certification, and proof of current immunizations.
Electronic transcripts from University System of Maryland institutions will be accepted in lieu of official, sealed transcripts.
Returning students are required to submit UMSON transcripts via the Office of the Registrar.
For a current list of compact states, see the Maryland Board of Nursing website; if you hold an active Maryland RN license, send us a copy of your printable license verification, available on the Maryland Board of Nursing website.
Doctoral-prepared nurses who want to add or change their area of specialty only need to take the courses necessary for certification in that specialty.