Nov 20, 2019  
2014-2015 Georgia Regents University Graduate Catalog 
    
2014-2015 Georgia Regents University Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Post-Master’s Certificate in Pediatric Nurse Practitioner


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About the Program


This certificate program is designed for master’s-prepared nurses who would like to expand their scope to provide primary healthcare to patients from birth until young adulthood. Upon graduation, the students are eligible to take the certification exam offered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, or the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board.  

For more information, call 706-721-3676, or visit http://www.gru.edu/nursing/pmc.php.

Career Opportunities

  • Primary care settings such as health clinics, medical offices and managed care settings
  • Specialty settings such as pediatric oncology-hematology, adolescent gynecology and developmental pediatrics
  • Other areas such as clinical research, education and public health

Salary Information

Salary varies according to the location, setting and expertise of the practitioner with a starting salary approximately $70-90,000 annually.

Accreditation

This program is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. Graduates are prepared to meet the eligibility requirements for national board certification by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board.

Technical Requirements

Computer literacy - A laptop is required upon enrollment. See minimum laptop specifications at http://www.gru.edu/nursing/laptop_requirement.php. A working knowledge of word processing, presentation, and data spreadsheet software is highly recommended.

Admission Requirements

Please see the Office of Academic Admissions website for specific admissions information:

http://www.gru.edu/admissions/graduate/PNP-CERT.php

Estimated Tuition and Fees

For estimated tuition and fees, please see the Financial Information  section of this catalog.

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program Curriculum