American University of Beirut

Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist


The MSN program prepares nurses for advanced nursing practice roles and uses research-based knowledge to guide practice. In addition to training advanced practice nurses for clinical, management, and administration positions, the graduate program also offers students the opportunity to work with faculty on research projects on a wide range of topics.​

The Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist Track is designed to meet the health challenges of the 21st century in Lebanon and the region. It provides students with a thorough understanding of the theoretical basis of advanced clinical practice and incorporates role development managerial and educational skills. 

The graduate is expected to be an expert clinician, an informed educator, and Knowledgeable researcher. ​​​

Admission Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in nursing from AUB or its equivalent from another recognized institution
  • C​umulative undergraduate average of at least 75 (GPA: 2.7) and an undergraduate average of at least 80 (GPA: 3.2) in the major field of study (nursing)
  • A license to practice nursing from country of residence
  • Evidence of knowledge and competence in physical assessment skills
  • At least one year of work experience in nursing​

Curriculum Plan​ (Click Here)

​Brochure (Click Here)

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Length of the program

  • Full Time: two years
  • Part-time: Maximum of four years​​

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