Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Post-Masters Certificate

Admission Requirements

  • A master's degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university.
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation.
  • An interview with the director of the graduate program or his/her designee.
  • Students must consult with an adviser in the Nursing Program before starting their certificate program. During their first semester, matriculated students are required to plan their program with an adviser. All students must complete the 30-credit curriculum with a cumulative index of 3.0 or better.

The Certificate in Pediatric Nurse Practitioner program consists of a sequence of seven courses for a total of 30 credits as listed below:

Effective: Spring 2019. Students who entered this certificate program beginning in the Spring of 2019 or thereafter must follow these requirements. Students who entered this program prior to Spring of 2019 follow the requirements that were in effect at the time they began the program. See link below for the most recent Certificate in Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program requirements prior to Spring 2019. Please refer to DegreeWorks or consult an advisor to review your requirements and track your progress.

NUR 766Advanced Pathophysiology

3

NUR 767Advanced Pharmacology

3

NUR 769Family Developmental Theory

3

NUR 773Advanced Health Assessment

3

NUR 770Advanced Practice I

6

NUR 771Advanced Nursing Practice II

6

NUR 772Advanced Nursing Practice III

6

Students must achieve a 3.0 GPA and submit proof of completing the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) certification exam in Pediatric Nurse Practitioner to graduate with a master of science degree or post-masters certificate in Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.

The Certificate in Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program Prior to Spring 2019

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