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Prepare for a rewarding career as a Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP-PC) through an online, faith-based program that aligns with your life and values.
Spring Arbor University's online MSN Pediatric Nurse Practitioner program is CCNE-accredited and highly ranked for academic quality. It will equip you with the clinical expertise to support the optimal health of children through primary care.
As a student in the online MSN Pediatric Nurse Practitioner program, you can:
- Continue working full-time as you earn your degree on your own schedule.
- Enjoy a week off in between classes with our 7-1-7 model (7-week courses, 1-week breaks).
- Receive dedicated support from a Student Success Coach who will guide you through the program, helping you find a work-school-life balance.
- Join a close community of motivated students and caring faculty.
- Graduate prepared to take the PNP-PC certification exam (CPNP-PC).
- Experience spiritual growth through a quality educational journey rooted in faith.
If you already have your MSN, we offer a Post-Master’s Cert-PNP program that can be completed in 16 to 22 months, depending on completed prerequisites.
For more information about our online MSN Pediatric Nurse Practitioner program, request a program guide.
The master's degree program in nursing at Spring Arbor University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.
This course focuses on advanced comprehensive health/physical assessment and pharmacotherapeutics for the infant, child, and adolescent in the context of their family. The course prepares the pediatric nurse practitioner student to complete comprehensive history, physical/psychological and health promotion needs assessments, and integrate pediatric pharmacology knowledge and skills necessary to assess, appropriately select, calculate, and integrate pharmacologic agents, and therapeutic modalities in the pediatric population.
This course prepares the pediatric nurse practitioner student to address the primary healthcare needs of infants, children, adolescents, and their families. The course focuses on normal growth and development, health promotion, health maintenance, and health care management for children from birth through adolescence within the context of their family.
This course provides a focused application of evidence-based practice knowledge and skill for the pediatric nurse practitioner student regarding evidence-based practice. Students will translate evidence to clinical practice based on a problem/need related to their specialty. While developing an EBP project, students will be immersed in the clinical setting of their project focus for a total of 70 hours, a minimum of 30 of the 70 hours will be direct clinical hours (for a total of 530 hours for the PNP-PC graduate). In addition to developing an EBP project, students will complete a PNP-PC Certification Exam Review.