Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioners are able to provide comprehensive primary healthcare to children of all ages in a variety of settings. This online certificate program from The University of Texas at Arlington is designed for nurses with a master’s degree who want to achieve board certification as a Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner.
Coursework emphasizes leadership and research in developing healthcare solutions for children. Students in this Nurse Practitioner program online learn advanced skills in providing services across the primary care continuum, from preventative care to disease management. The curriculum is customized to the student’s academic needs based on previous education and work experience.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
The University of Texas at Arlington is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationMaster 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 MSN degree from a NLNAC or CCNE accredited program and undergraduate statistics course with minimum C grade
- Active, unencumbered RN license and two years RN experience required