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About the Program
The certificate program is designed for nurses who currently hold an APRN certification and would like to expand their scope to provide primary healthcare to clients from birth until young adulthood. Upon completion, the students are eligible to take the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) 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.
- 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 varies according to the location, setting and expertise of the practitioner with a starting salary approximately $70-90,000 annually.
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.
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.
Please see the Office of Academic Admissions website for specific admissions information:
Estimated Tuition and Fees
For estimated tuition and fees, please see the Financial Information section of this catalog.
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program Curriculum