Post Master’s Certificate in Neonatal Clinical Nurse Specialist
East Carolina University

Program Details

The online Certificate in Neonatal Clinical Nurse Specialist program provides students with advanced theoretical knowledge and practice skills needed to improve patient care, nursing, and the organizational systems in the neonatal population. Graduates are prepared to fill the roles of clinician, educator, clinical consultant, researcher, program planner, and leader in neonatal health care settings.


  • A master’s degree in nursing from an accredited program
  • Current non-restricted license to practice as a RN in North Carolina or an NCSBN-compact state 
  • A course in statistics with a grade of “C” or higher
  • A personal statement of purpose
  • Three professional references
  • A personal interview with a member of the graduate faculty

Special Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Geographic Restrictions

Not all programs may be approved in every state. Students should check for state authorization prior to enrollment.