Post-Master's Certificate Programs

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Acute Care Post-Master’s Certificate program

Post-master’s students who pursue this one-year certificate program will be well-prepared to work in a variety of clinical settings, such as pediatric intensive care units, emergency rooms, urgent care departments, trauma centers, and pediatric specialties such as cardiology, pulmonology, and neurology.

The program – the first of its kind in New York State – focuses on caring for children of all ages with complex, acute, critical and chronic illnesses, disabilities, or injuries, and prepares students to deliver high-quality advanced nursing care that restores health, prevents complications, and assists patients and families in navigating rapidly changing health care environments.

It will consist of a mixture of online courses and on-campus intensives. Students will be required to complete two semester-long courses of 6-9 credit hours each, which include a lab and clinical hours.

Applicants are required to have a master’s degree as a pediatric nurse practitioner from an accredited school and one year experience in a pediatric acute care setting. For additional program eligibility requirements and how to apply visit Post-Master’s Certificate programs.