The Pediatric Nurse Practitioner specialty at Regis College is for nurses who want to focus on health issues and specialized care for children and young adults from birth up to age 21. The program offers registered nurses advancement in the areas of pharmacology, pathophysiology, and health assessment with nursing theory, process, and research.

The curriculum meets the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the National Certification Board of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Nurse criteria.

You can get your MSN on our Weston campus or through our fully online MSN program.

  • Core Nurse Practitioner Requirements

    Course Credits
    NU 606 Advanced Pathophysiology 3
    NU 601 Nursing Theory 3
    HP 609 Health Policy, Politics and Perspectives 3
    NU 629 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention I 3
    NU 630 Scientific Inquiry for Evidence-Based Practice 3
    NU 641 Advanced Clinical Pharmacology II 3
    NU 650 Advanced Health Assessment 3
    NU 605 Concepts in Nursing Leadership 3
    Total 24

    All of the above courses must be completed before entering Primary Care Sequence, with the exception of HP 609.

  • Pediatric Required Courses

    Course Credits
    NU 664A Primary Care of the Pediatric Client (includes 300 hours of clinical) 8
    NU 665A Primary Care of the Pediatric Client (includes 300 hours of clinical) 8
    NU 668 Role and Issues in APN 3
    Elective NU 635 Complementary Therapy or one of the following electives (NU 661, NU 646, or NU 670) 3
  • Pediatric Post-Master's Certification

    19 Credits $1,170 Per Credit $22,230 Total Cost
Per Credit
Total Cost*

* Based on the academic year 2019-2020. Cost per credit and total cost subject to inflation.

For more information on the program, please contact the graduate admissions counselor: