Doctor of Nursing Practice / Pediatric Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist
Johns Hopkins University

Program Details

The online Doctor of Nursing Practice with a concentration in Pediatric Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist program will equip you to provide, manage, support, and improve the nursing and health care provided to pediatric patients with chronic, acute, and critical illnesses.

The development of the curriculum is based on:

  • The Criteria for the Evaluation of Clinical Nurse Specialist Master’s, Practice Doctorate, and Post-graduate Certificate Educational Programs (NACNS, 2015)
  • National CNS competency and standards statements Clinical Nurse Specialist Core Competencies [NACNS 2017]
  • Scope and Standards for Acute Care Clinical Nurse Specialist Practice [AACN 2014]

Graduates are eligible to apply for certification through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN).

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • This program includes 1-2 on-site immersion experiences.