The M.S.N. in Pediatric Nursing program is designed to prepare nurses for the role of Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP). As a Pediatric NP, you will be equipped to provide a wide range of healthcare services that promote wellness, prevent illness, and manage the health and illness needs of children from birth to early adulthood.
The scope of practice for a primary care NP is not limited to any specific healthcare setting, but is instead based on the individual patient's care needs. Our program focuses on building your expertise in disease prevention, health promotion, and the management of patients with acute episodic and chronic health problems.
Curriculum and Certification
The number of credits and clinical hours required in our program is determined by the board certification requirements in pediatrics. Upon completion of the program, you will be eligible to sit for national certification in Primary Care through either the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB). Additionally, you may choose to pursue certification in Acute Care through the PNCB.
Why Choose Our Online Program?
Our online Pediatric Nurse Practitioner program offers the flexibility and convenience that working professionals require. You can complete the coursework and clinical requirements from your own location while maintaining your current job and personal commitments. Join our supportive and interactive online community, collaborate with experienced faculty, and gain the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in pediatric nursing.
College of Nursing and the City of Newark’s Nurse-led Mobile Health Training Project
Are you interested in advancing health equity for the medically underserved in Newark, New Jersey? The nurse-led Mobile Health Training Project will create a pipeline of nurse practitioners for Newark, N.J., building a foundation for a long-term academic and community partnership between the College of Nursing and the Newark Department of Health, Community Wellness, and the federally qualified Mary Eliza Mahoney Health Center, while also providing students with experiential training on three mobile health units.
Students completing clinical experiential training on the mobile health unit are eligible for a $10,000 stipend to defray educational costs! Learn more »
Want to Learn More?
Attend a virtual information session, during which you will receive an overview of the program, meet our faculty and ask questions. Plus, attendees receive an application fee waiver just for attending!
*The baccalaureate degree program in nursing/master's degree program in nursing/Doctor of Nursing Practice program and post-graduate APRN certificate programs at Seton Hall University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.