Post-Master’s Certificate in Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Seton Hall University

Program Details

Become a primary care provider for pediatric patients with the Post-Master's Certificate in Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.  Designed for those with master’s degrees who wish to expand their educations and careers through the study of this niche of nursing, the pediatric online nurse practitioner degree (PNP) from Seton Hall University prepares students to provide healthcare for patients from birth to early adulthood.  This includes promoting wellness, preventing illness, and managing health and illness needs.  

As a primary care PNP the curriculum emphasizes disease prevention, health promotion, and the management of acute episodic and chronic health problems.  You will also examine ways to care for patients with complex acute, critical, and chronic illness, disability, and/or injury.  Using both didactic and clinical courses, the curriculum covers the study of advanced nursing practice theories and how to make independent clinical judgements.  Courses explore such topics as:

  • Clinical pharmacology
  • Advanced health assessments
  • Peer review
  • Client advocacy

A main area of focus in this online nurse practitioner degree is the importance of collaborative, interdisciplinary relationships in order to provide the best possible patient care.

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent