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Advanced Certificate in Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

Program Details

The online Advanced Certificate in Neonatal Nurse Practitioner program from Stony Brook University offers Masters prepared nurses the opportunity to continue graduate education and specialize in another clinical area. Graduates of the program possess the knowledge and skills needed to:

  • ​Integrate scientific findings from nursing and related sciences to improve nursing care across diverse settings
  • Demonstrate leadership by collaborating and consulting with key stakeholders in the design, coordination, and evaluation of patient care outcomes
  • ​Apply quality and safety principles within an organization to be an effective leader and change agent
  • ​Integrate theory, evidence, clinical judgment, research, and interprofessional perspectives to improve practice and health outcomes for patient aggregates
  • ​Ethically utilize data, information, and appropriate technology to evaluate and achieve optimal health outcomes
  • ​Demonstrate political efficacy and competence to improve the quality of healthcare delivery and health outcomes of populations
  • ​Integrate the concepts of interprofessional communication, collaboration, and consultation to effectively manage and coordinate care across systems
  • ​Synthesize ecological, global, and societal determinants of health to design and deliver culturally relevant clinical prevention interventions and strategies
  • ​Demonstrate behaviors of professional engagement and lifelong learning


  • A BSN degree is required.

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education