Master of Science in Nursing / Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Drexel University

Program Details

The online MSN / Pediatric Acute Care NP degree program emphasizes evidence-based practice, interdisciplinary collaboration, and the critical use of new technology, while providing nurses with the skills they need to care for infants, children, and adolescents with acute, critical, and complex health conditions. Graduates are prepared for advanced nursing roles as clinicians, educators, researchers, and leaders in Pediatric Acute Care.

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Drexel University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor 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

  • Two on-campus intensives required: a 1-day summer experience and a 5-day fall experience
  • Current, unrestricted US RN license required
  • Current PALS certification required
  • Requires a BSN degree from an accredited program
  • Minimum one year nursing experience in a pediatric acute care setting required

Restricted States

Alabama, Colorado, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming