Master of Science in Nursing / Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Program Details

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center offers a Master of Science for Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioners. This mostly-online nurse practitioner program equips you to serve as a primary care provider for children. The curriculum covers an extensive range of practice settings. Online coursework prepares you to provide examinations, routine screenings, school physicals, and to diagnose and treat childhood illnesses. Occasionally, this program requires in-person skills labs at the main campus.

Upon completion of course requirements, and one year experience, you will be eligible to sit for the Pediatric Nurse Certification Board (PNCB) Exam and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Exam.

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

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, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Must have a valid RN license, in addition to two years of RN pediatric experience
  • Requires completion of an accredited BSN degree
  • Requires BLS and PALS certification
  • On-campus requirements include a one day orientation, along with 7-8 days throughout the program for OSCEs (objective structured clinical examination).

Restricted States

Arizona, California, Louisiana, New York, Oregon, Washington