Pediatrics Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

MSN Specialty Track 5

Please note:

The next clinical slots available are from 2017-2019.
Students beginning in 2015 will be on a 4 year plan of study.

For more information, please contact Student Services
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Pediatrics Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

Program of study — 2 years full time — part-time options  
Required MSN core courses * are included in the schedule below. 

Entry in fall of ODD year

MSN Specialty Pediatrics Primary Care NP  
VARIOUS * Graduate Statistics 3
NRSG 602 * Nursing Scholarship 4
NRSG 603 * Leadership in Nursing 3
NRSG 604 * Health Systems Innovation & Improvement 3
NRSG 605 Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice Nurses I 3
NRSG 606 Applied Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Nurses 3
NRSG 607 Advanced Assessment Across the Life Span 3
NRSG 609 * Health Promotion for Populations 3
NRSG 671 Primary Care & Health Promotion in Children's Health 5
NRSG 672 Primary Care of Children II: Acute Health Problems 5
NRSG 673 Primary Care of Children III: Chronic Health Problems 6
NRSG 684 Advanced Women's & Children's Health Nursing Practicum 6
2 years full time TOTAL for Pediatrics Primary Care NP 47

* Required course — MSN core curriculum  

  Part-time study options

  • We offer flexible, part-time study options to fit the busy lives of RNs.
  • For this specialty: a common part-time path is 6 semesters or 3 years.
  • You may take up to 5 years to complete your MSN.
  • Ask a graduate student services representative or faculty advisor for guidance in planning a part-time schedule that fits your goals, work schedule and family responsibilities.

NP credentialing

Graduates are eligible to take the Nurse Practitioner certification exam in this specialty.  


If you have questions, please call or email a student services representative.