The University of South Alabama offers an online nurse practitioner degree, the MSN in Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner. If you are seeking to advance your nursing career by becoming a primary care provider and love to work with children, this specialty may be for you.
This nurse practitioner degree prepares students to assess, diagnose, and manage the health care needs of children from birth to adolescence. You will learn to work with children and their families in primary care settings treating illnesses, ordering diagnostic testing, and promoting disease prevention. The program emphasizes the importance of collaborating with others in different fields to ensure the best possible patient outcomes.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)
- Active unencumbered RN License
- Students may be required to return to campus at the end of fall, spring, and summer semesters for a final exam and orientation to the next semester