Total Credit Hours: 45
As a registered nurse prepared at the graduate level, a PNP provides direct and indirect health care for both individual children and aggregates of children in the areas of health promotion, health maintenance, and health restoration. These services are provided largely within family and developmental contexts.
Note: A Master’s College of Nursing Comprehensive Examination is required at the end of the program.
Certification: Graduates are prepared to take the Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Certification Examination offered by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB).
The program follows a standard plan and course sequence for part-time or full-time enrollment. The specific sequence of courses for each admission cycle is determined upon admission to the program, and students will be provided their specific program plan upon accepting their offer of admission.
For the MSN degree, the course listing of all MSN core requirements and the concentration-specific requirements are provided in the Graduate Catalog.