Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Provide comprehensive primary healthcare to children and adolescents

Our Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care track prepares you to provide comprehensive primary healthcare to well, at-risk, and chronically ill children in a variety of settings. You develop knowledge in collaborative practice, health maintenance, chronic illness management, health policy, and patient advocacy.

Our graduates find employment opportunities in:

  • Collaborative clinical practice
  • Federally qualified health centers in both urban and rural settings
  • School-based clinics
  • Tertiary care specialty programs
  • Urgent/emergency room
  • Group clinical practice/HMOs
  • Private practice

Courses in this track include online, hybrid, and hybrid-distance formats, with some on-campus requirements. The degree can be completed on a three-year, part-time plan of study, or—if space in the program allows—a two-year, full-time plan of study.

Certification

When you graduate, you will be eligible for certification as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner–Primary Care through the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB). Additionally, as an advanced practice nurse, you qualify to apply for prescriptive authority from the Indiana Licensure Board.