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

Program Details

The online Post-Master Certificate in Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner is MSN-prepared nurses who want advanced specialization in improving children’s health. The curriculum covers examinations, screenings, treatment of disease, and health maintenance for children of all ages. This online program requires occasional travel to the Lubbock campus for in-person skill labs and hands-on training.

Upon completion of the program and one year of experience, graduates are eligible to sit for the Pediatric Nurse Certification Board (PNCB) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) exams.

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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