Master of Science in Nursing / Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
East Carolina University

Program Details

Are you an RN who is ready to take your career to the next level?  If so, the Master of Science in Nursing with a concentration in Neonatal Nurse Practitioner online degree may be a great fit for you!  

There is a growing need for nurse practitioners to provide primary care level treatment and this degree is designed to help fill this need within the neonatal area.  You will learn to treat high-risk infants and their families in tertiary care centers.  The curriculum emphasizes theoretical and practical knowledge that is culturally sensitive and prepares practitioners in advanced nursing, medical, and pharmacological practices.  Plus, since this is an online program, you do not have to leave your geographic area even for your clinical practice experiences.  

Graduates of this online nurse practitioner degree are eligible to sit for the National Certification Corporation’s examination to certify Neonatal Nurse Practitioner’s.

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

East Carolina University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.7 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • An unencumbered license from North Carolina (or a compact state) to practice as a registered nurse
  • Some on campus or other face-to-face attendance may be required.