Nursing—Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care, MS

This specialization is designed to prepare nurses with the specialized skills needed to provide high-quality primary care to children in a variety of settings. For nearly two decades, our pediatric nurse practitioner (PNP) program has prepared primary care PNPs to provide community-based, culturally sensitive care.

Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.

Core Requirements

A grade of B or higher is required in each course.

NRSG 5118Healthcare System and Professional Role Development3
NRSG 5121Epidemiology and Population Health3
NRSG 6264Care of Well Child/Adolescent Health Promotion4
NRSG 6265Care of Child/Adolescent Health Problems4
NRSG 6275Urban Families at Risk: A Primary Care Approach4
NRSG 5117Advanced Pharmacology2
NRSG 5126Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice3
NRSG 6115Health Assessment3
NRSG 6262Pediatric Pharmacology2
NRSG 6460Care of Well Child/Adolescent Health Promotion Practicum4
NRSG 6461Child/Adolescent Health Problems Practicum4
NRSG 7105Translating Research Evidence into Practice3
NRSG 7110Evidence-Based Practice Research Application2

Program Credit/GPA Requirements

41 total semester hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required