A program that prepares registered nurses to provide health care to aging and elderly patients. Includes instruction in geriatric primary care, geriatric diagnosis, mental health and aging, primary care management, geriatric acute and chronic illness, advanced nursing practices for geriatric patients, evidence-based nursing practice, advanced physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, and pharmacotherapeutics.
|Rank||School Name||Students||% of Total||Total On-Campus Cost|
|1||CUNY Hunter College||52||1%||$20,181|
|2||MGH Institute of Health Professions||22||6%||N/A|
|3||University of Akron Main Campus||19||0%||$23,956|
|5||University of Massachusetts-Boston||19||1%||$12,766|
|6||New York University||13||0%||$63,540|
|8||Case Western Reserve University||9||0%||$57,798|
|12||University of Michigan-Ann Arbor||6||0%||$26,240|
|14||CUNY Lehman College||2||0%||$24,470|
|15||Oregon Health & Science University||2||0%||N/A|
|16||Armstrong Atlantic State University||1||0%||$21,373|
This list indicates the number of students that completed the Geriatric Nurse/Nursing program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.