Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Post-Graduate Certificate
Post-graduate certificate (PGC) requirements are tailored to the individual student, depending on past academic work, experience, the student’s goals, and specialty requirements. Upon completion of the PGC requirements, a certificate is awarded by the College of Nursing (CON) and Graduate School. Graduates are eligible to apply to take board certification exams in the advanced practice role and population for which they have been prepared.
Due to higher education regulation changes, the University of Missouri–St. Louis cannot admit students from all states for online programs. Please see the Center for Teaching and Learning for additional information: http://www.umsl.edu/services/ctl/onlinelearning/state_authorization.html.
- Admission to the University by completing the UMSL Graduate Application
- Completion of College of Nursing supplemental application
- MSN or DNP from a nationally accredited nursing program
- MSN or DNP 3.0 minimum GPA
- Current professional licensure
Students must complete a minimum of 12 credit hours of coursework from the University of Missouri - St. Louis College of Nursing. Courses must be from the list below.
|NURSE 6518||Pathophysiology for Advanced Nursing Practice||3|
|NURSE 6520||Pharmacology For Advanced Nursing Practice||3|
|NURSE 6524||Health Assessment for Advanced Nursing Practice||3|
|NURSE 6530||Introduction to Diagnostic Reasoning||3|
|NURSE 6743||Pediatric Health I: Acute and Chronic Care||4|
|NURSE 6745||Pediatric Health II: Complex Acute Care||4|
|NURSE 6954||Advanced Practice Nursing: Practicum I||2-4|
|NURSE 6955||Advanced Practice Nursing: Practicum II||2-4|
|NURSE 7954||Advanced Practice Nursing: Practicum III||2-4|
All students must complete 8 credit hours of Residency.