Master of Science in Nursing / Pediatric Nurse Practitioner – Primary Care
University of Missouri-Columbia

Program Details

The Pediatric Nurse Practitioner – Primary Care degree, an online nurse practitioner degree program, is a master’s degree for those nurses interested in careers as primary pediatric nurse clinicians.  You will study comprehensive healthcare from birth through young adulthood, learning to assess, diagnose, manage, and evaluate care.  The curriculum places emphasis on:

  • Health promotion
  • Injury and disease prevention
  • Coping with chronic illness among children

As with all online MSN programs at the University of Missouri-Columbia, focus is placed on rural and underserved populations.  Graduates will utilize evidence practice guidelines.

% 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

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 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

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