Post-Master Certificate Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Program Details

If you have an MSN and are seeking an advanced understanding of the specialized needs of children, the online Post-Master Certificate in Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner could be a good fit for you. The curriculum provides a meaningful range of training in both short-term and long-term care of children. You’ll master skills of stabilization, minimizing complications, reducing health risks, and maximizing health potential.

Upon completion of the program, you’ll be eligible to sit for the Pediatric Nursing Credentialing Board Acute Care CPNP exam.

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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

Master 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), Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Must have a valid, unencumbered RN license, in addition to at least two years of RN pediatric experience
  • Requires completion of an accredited MSN degree
  • Requires BLS certification
  • Additional certifications and course prerequisites may be required
  • Includes occasional on-campus sessions for field experience or immersion work

Restricted States

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