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).
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Johns Hopkins University is accredited by:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Additional Materials May Be Requested, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- This program includes 1-2 on-site immersion experiences.