Doctor in Nursing Practice / Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist
University of Missouri-Columbia

Program Details

The DNP in Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist online nurse practitioner degree program prepares expert clinicians in the Pediatric area of healthcare.  The curriculum prepares students to provide direct patient care and to influence care outcomes through expert consultation for the nursing staff.  You will be able to use evidence-based practice initiatives to support health care delivery systems improvement.  

In all DNP programs students become leaders in the field, collaborating with others in healthcare to improve its quality.  You will learn to turn best evidence into nursing practice and health care delivery, and you will be able to help rural and other underserved populations.

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Missouri-Columbia is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Some campus visits may be required
  • Current unencumbered RN license in the United States

Restricted States

Arizona, Colorado, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Tennessee, Washington, Wisconsin