Post-Graduate Certificate in Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
Creighton University

Program Details

Do you have a graduate nursing degree as a nurse practitioner but want to begin working with a different set of patients?  The Post-Graduate Certificate in Neonatal Nurse Practitioner program online from Creighton University can help you advance your career as you learn to care for this population.  

As a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, students manage care for newborns and young children before, during, and after stays in neonatal intensive care units.  The curriculum prepares you to handle everything from genetics and developmental concepts to resuscitation, thermoregulation, and pain management.  Courses include:

  • Advanced Neonatal Assessment
  • Embryology and Genetics of the Developing Newborn 
  • General Neonatal Management
  • Management of High Risk Neonate I

Graduates are competent in this advanced nursing role and are eligible to sit for the certification exam.

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Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Creighton University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • An active, unencumbered RN license
  • Professional nursing work experience
  • Evidence of current national certification as an advanced practice nurse, if applicable

Restricted States

Delaware, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Oregon, Tennessee