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Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Rochester University

24 months
Duration
1640 USD/credit 49200 USD/year
1640 USD/credit 49200 USD/year
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About

Nurse practitioner students who pursue the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner program of University of Rochester will provide high-quality health care to children of all ages across the health continuum, from healthy children to those with acute and chronic health problems.

Overview

Key facts

In the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner program of University of Rochester you’ll gain the skills and knowledge to perform well-child care and developmental screening, treat common childhood illnesses, and provide anticipatory guidance for children and parents.

Graduates of the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner program are prepared to address the many behavioral health issues faced in pediatric primary care, including ADHD, bullying, and risk-taking behaviors. They work in primary care offices, school-based health centers, hospital and specialty practices, and pediatric emergency departments.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Pathophysiology and Psychopharmacology of Mental Health Disorders Across the Lifespan
  • Advanced Pediatric Health Assessment and Care of Well Children and Adolescents
  • Pediatric Primary Care
  • Advanced Physiology & Pathophysiology
  • Advanced Pharmacology
  • Ethics and Public Policy in the Health Care System

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree in nursing from an accredited school of nursing (cumulative GPA of 3.0 preferred)
  • RN licensure within the United States or U.S. territory
  • One year clinical experience is preferred
  • CPR certification (professional course must be taken with the American Heart Association)
  • Statistics course with a grade of C or above
  • Current RN license
  • Official transcripts from all schools attended, including prerequisites 
  • Two letters of reference
  • Professional goal statement
  • Resume or CV
  • Writing sample (academic paper, clinical document, or publication)
  • For international students, TOEFL with a minimum score of 560 (paper-based), 230 (computer-based) or 88 (iBT)

Work experience

  • One year clinical experience is preferred

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    49200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1640 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    49200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1640 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Rochester

925 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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