Doctor in Nursing Practice / Pediatric Nurse Practitioner- Primary Care
University of Missouri-Columbia

Program Details

The University of Missouri-Columbia offers an online nurse practitioner degree, the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner- Primary Care DNP degree.  With this degree, you will focus on providing healthcare to patients from birth through young adulthood.  The curriculum prepares students to:

  • Assess health problems
  • Diagnose diseases and illnesses
  • Manage healthcare
  • Evaluate care

Emphasis is placed on the knowledge, skills, and expertise needede to emphasize health promotion, and injury and disease prevention.  You will also be able to manage chronic illness in children.  Graduates are leaders in the field, working to improve the quality of health care and using technology to advance cost-effective health care delivery.

% 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