The online MSN degree specialty for Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioners prepares nurses for advanced practice helping children and their families with physical, social, and emotional development needs.
This Nurse Practitioner program online focuses on the care of children from birth through age 21. Graduates have the ability to provide leadership in developing primary healthcare services for children from preventative care to disease treatment. The curriculum covers the role of the nurse in advanced practice, advanced health assessment, primary complex chronicity, and pediatric primary care clinical practice, as well as a practicum experience.
In addition to clinical skills, pediatric nursing students learn about the soft skills necessary for this profession, such as:
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsGRE, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)
- GRE not required for students with GPA 3.0 or higher
- Must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from an ACEN or CCNE accredited program, including undergraduate statistics course with minimum C grade
- Unencumbered RN license and two years clinical RN experience required
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