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Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Acute Care

Wright State University

24 months
24286 USD/year
24286 USD/year
14298 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Acute Care course offered by Wright State University  provides a broad theoretical and research foundation in advanced concepts of parent, child and adolescent nursing. Clinical experiences occur across a variety of acute care settings and focus on providing care to children.


The Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Acute Care course offered by Wright State University is designed to prepare advanced practice nurses to provide care for children from birth to 21 years of age. 


Coursework aligned with clinical experiences specific to specialization focus provides the knowledge, skills, and values inherent in the development of clinical excellence as a pediatric nurse practitioner. Students have course assignments and clinical experiences specific to the acute care area. PNP students are precepted by pediatricians or PNPs with clinical experiences in a variety of acute care settings. The concentration consists of advanced clinical practice and nursing science, built on a core of pathophysiology, pharmacology, and family-centered care. The total concentration is 48 semester hours.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistics and Research 
  • Role Development and Leadership 
  • Health Policy, Politics, and Issues 
  • Theoretical Foundations for Nursing Practice 
  • Nursing Research and Evidence for Practice Advanced Pathophysiology Across the Lifespan for Advanced Nursing Practice 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


51 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate School application (online)
  • Transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Meaningful Clinical Experience Essay
  • Statement of Professional Goals 
  • Provide name and email address of two references for letters of recommendation
  • Current or most recent supervisor
  • Faculty member from your nursing program, or previous employer

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    24286 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12143 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    24286 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12143 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    14298 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7149 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Dayton

880 - 1352 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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