Nurses who want to specialize in healthcare for children can pursue this online MSN / Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner degree. The program prepares students to manage the direct care of infants through adolescents in a variety of settings. Graduates can provide care in clinical practice, school-based health, home health, public health, and acute and long-term care settings.
Specialty coursework focuses on diagnostic reasoning and clinical decision making. Nurses also gain advanced skills and knowledge in pathophysiology, comprehensive assessment, and pharmacotherapeutics. Students who complete this online Pediatric Nurse Practitioner program will meet the academic requirements to sit for the Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner – Primary Care Examination from the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- All accepted students are required to attend a one day orientation before the program begins.