Doctor of Nursing Practice / Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
University of South Alabama

Program Details

The Doctor of Nursing Practice with a specialty in Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program online allows working nurses to advance their careers and become leaders.  Upon completion of this program, you will be prepared to act as the primary care provider for children of all ages.  This includes prescribing medication, ordering diagnostic tests, treating injuries and illnesses, and more.  Graduates find positions in various out-patient settings, including:

  • Primary care clinics
  • Health departments
  • Rural health clinics

Designed with working adults in mind, the clinical portions of this program can be completed close to your home, allowing you to continue working and meeting professional obligations while studying.

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of South Alabama is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Have a minimum of one year of nursing experience prior to starting the clinical portion
  • Active unencumbered RN License