Doctor of Nursing Practice / Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (BSN to DNP)
Medical University of South Carolina

Program Details

The DNP in Pediatric Nurse Practitioner program online from the Medical University of South Carolina is a BSN to DNP degree.  This degree prepares nurses for primary care provider positions working with patients from prenatal through the age of 21.  The curriculum covers pediatric care for well children and the prevention and management of common pediatric acute illnesses and chronic conditions.  You will not only be ready to provide care to children but to also care for them within their family, community, and environmental setting.  This interdisciplinary program also covers such topics as:

  • Telehealth
  • Psych-mental health
  • Opioid and substance use
  • Palliative care

There are two plans of study available, a three year plan and a four year plan.

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • Unencumbered, active advanced practice nursing license
  • A current practice in APRN scope where DNP project can be implemented
  • Evidence of national certification in advanced practice specialty
  • Master of Science in Nursing degree from a nationally accredited program

Restricted States

Arizona, Louisiana, Oregon, Washington