ONLINE PEDIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER PROGRAMS

Children and young adults deserve
expert care.

Choosing to specialize as a pediatric nurse practitioner gives you the opportunity to impact a child’s life from birth to young adulthood. You can be the one who improves the well-being of children and their families by helping them get access to preventive care and sharing knowledge about making healthy choices. Maryville University’s online PNP programs offer the opportunity to focus your skill set and fortify your professional standing as a nurse.

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THREE ONLINE PNP PROGRAMS

Online Master of Science in Nursing — Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (MSN PNP)

Learn what it takes to specialize in caring for children and young adults. Our advanced degree program offers a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner track designed to help nurses pursue one of the most rewarding specialties available today.
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Online Bachelor of Science in Nursing to Doctor of Nursing Practice Program — PNP Concentration (BSN to DNP PNP)

Are you motived to reach the apex of the nursing profession by working with some of the youngest patients? Our program offers a direct path to a DNP career with the added advantage of focusing a portion of your coursework in primary care and pediatrics.
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Online Post-Master’s Nurse Practitioner Certificate — Pediatric (Primary Care) Nurse Practitioner (MSN PNPC)

If you have your MSN and now you’re ready to specialize in pediatric primary care, our certificate can be your best option. Our coursework focuses on the growth and development of the pediatric patient population.
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WHY BECOME A PNP?

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WHY CHOOSE MARYVILLE?

We’re a private, four-year institution ranked as one of America’s Best Colleges by both U.S. News & World Report and Forbes. We’re also proud to have been named to the Military Friendly Schools List for the 6th consecutive year. When you choose us, you receive a highly flexible and highly regarded education with the added convenience of being delivered 100% online. Here are a few more reasons why we offer you the best path:
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CAREER OUTLOOK

CURRICULUM

Three curriculum models. One rewarding career specialty.

Online MSN PNP Concentration

Online Master of Science in Nursing — Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (MSN PNP) You can complete your MSN PNP in just 28 months. Begin your coursework the semester after you enroll with three entry points per year (January, May, and August ).

Clinical Hour Requirements: 580 clinical hours completed over 3 semesters, though subject to change.

MSN | Core Courses
  • Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Practice
  • Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing
  • Health Care Policy
  • Health Promotion/Disease Prevention
  • Professional Role Development: Advanced Practice Nurse
  • Leadership and Quality
  • Advanced Pathophysiology
  • Advanced Health Assessment
  • Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics
For the PNP concentration you will need:
  • Health Promotion of the Pediatric Population (NURS 650)
  • Pediatric Assessment and Diagnosis I (NURS 651)
  • Pediatric Assessment and Diagnosis Practicum I (NURS 652)
  • Pediatric Assessment and Diagnosis II (NURS 653)
  • Pediatric Assessment and Diagnosis Practicum II (NURS 654)

Online BSN to DNP PNP Concentration

Online Bachelor of Science in Nursing to Doctor of Nursing Practice Program — PNP Concentration (BSN to DNP PNP) You can complete your program in just 36 months and 100% online. You can begin your coursework the semester after you are accepted, in spring, summer, or fall.

Clinical Hour Requirements: 580 clinical hours completed over 3 semesters, though subject to change.

BSN to DNP | Core Courses
  • Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Practice
  • Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing.
  • Professional Role Development: Advanced Practice Nurse
  • Health Promotion/Disease Prevention
  • Advanced Pathophysiology
  • Advanced Health Assessment
  • Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics
  • Principles of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Foundations of Clinical Scholarship
  • Integrating and Synthesizing Research
  • Ethics for Advanced Nursing Practice
  • Quality and Patient Safety in Advanced Nursing Practice
  • Clinical Inquiry I
  • Clinical Inquiry II
  • Clinical Inquiry III
  • Organizational and Systems Leadership
  • Advanced Health Policy
For the PNP concentration you will need:
  • Health Promotion of the Pediatric Population (NURS 650)
  • Pediatric Assessment and Diagnosis I (NURS 651)
  • Pediatric Assessment and Diagnosis Practicum I (NURS 652)
  • Pediatric Assessment and Diagnosis II (NURS 653)
  • Pediatric Assessment and Diagnosis Practicum II (NURS 654)

Online MSN Post-Master’s Nurse Practitioner Certificate PNP Concentration

Post-Master’s Nurse Practitioner Certificate — Pediatric (Primary Care) Nurse Practitioner You can complete your certificate in 32 credits and 580 clinical hours total. You can begin your coursework the semester after you are accepted, with six entry points either in spring, summer, or fall.

Graduate Nursing Core Courses
  • Professional Role Development: Advance Practice Nurse (NURS 603)
  • Health Promotion/Disease Prevention (NURS 610)
Nurse Practitioner Core Courses
  • Advanced Pathophysiology (NURS 611)
  • Advanced Health Assessment (NURS 612)
  • Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics (NURS 615)
For the PNP concentration you will need:
  • Health Promotion of the Pediatric Population (NURS 650)
  • Pediatric Assessment and Diagnosis I (NURS 651)
  • Pediatric Assessment and Diagnosis Practicum I (NURS 652)
  • Pediatric Assessment and Diagnosis II (NURS 653)
  • Pediatric Assessment and Diagnosis Practicum II (NURS 654)

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