Master’s-prepared nurses can pursue the specialized Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Neonatal Nurse Practitioner from Northeastern University. The online program provides advanced nursing knowledge and clinical practice.
Nurses can complete this online Neonatal Nurse Practitioner program in as little as one year full-time or two years part-time. Students gain specialized skills in early assessment, evaluation, and care of high-risk neonates. Graduates will be prepared to make independent decisions in Level 2 and 3 NICUs to care for high-risk neonates and their families.
The program provides skills and knowledge in:
- Advanced diagnostic reasoning
- Independent management of patients and families
- Delivery room management of high-risk neonates
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Northeastern University is accredited by:
New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationMaster Degree
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- Applicants must have two years of NICU experience within the last five years.