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Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Drexel University

Master Online
24 months
Duration
1026 USD/credit
1026 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

The Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program of Drexel University prepares students for advanced nursing roles as clinicians, educators, researchers, and leaders in Pediatric Acute Care. Students will also become experts in delivering care to infants, children, and adolescents with acute, critical and complex health conditions. 

Overview

The curriculum of the Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program of Drexel University emphasizes evidence-based practice, interdisciplinary collaboration, and the critical use of new technology, while preparing nurses to practice in an inpatient and outpatient acute or specialty clinical setting. 

Features

  • The master's degree in nursing at Drexel University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Courses taught by experienced and board certified faculty from Drexel's acclaimed College of Nursing and Health Professions (CNHP)
  • Access to our state-of-the-art patient simulation lab
  • Graduates of the Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner program are eligible for the Acute Care Pediatric exam offered by the PNCB
  • Synchronous online lectures offer a highly interactive learning format that challenges and engages students

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Confronting Issues in Contemporary Health Care Environments
  • Advanced Ethical Decision Making in Health Care
  • Quality and Safety in Healthcare
  • Research Methods and Biostatistics
  • Evaluation and Translation of Health Research
  • Advanced Pathophysiology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

57 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing from program fully accredited by National League of Nursing (NLN) and/or American Association Colleges of Nursing (AACN.) The accrediting body for NLN is ACEN and the accrediting body for the American Association Colleges of Nursing is CCNE. 
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above from your BSN
  • A minimum of one year nursing experience in a pediatric acute care setting
  • A current, unrestricted United States RN license
  • Current PALS certification

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1026 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1026 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1026 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1026 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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Getting a Student Visa

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