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Post Masters Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certificate

The Master of Science in Nursing Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Track (PNP) prepares graduates to assume the role of a healthcare provider dedicated to improving children's health. Pediatric Nurse Practitioners serve children and families in an extensive range of practice settings providing for well and ill children of all ages. Some of the services of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners include well-child examinations, routine developmental screenings, diagnoses and treatment of common childhood illnesses, childhood immunizations, school physicals and health maintenance care. The PNP is an online track that requires occasional travel to the Lubbock campus.

A Post-Masters Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certificate is available to those who currently hold a Master of Science in Nursing and wish to assume a specialized role in children's health care.

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Upon completion of course requirements, and one (1) year experience, graduates of the Masters and Post Masters Programs are eligible to sit for the Pediatric Nurse Certification Board (PNCB) Exam and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Exam.

For more information contact Graduate Coordinators.


The Post Masters PNP Certificate is completed in 31 semester credit hours.


Current tuition information can be found here or you may contact Student Business Services from 8:30am-4pm CST at
806-743-7867. Additional school fees applied may vary.

Financial Aid

Financial aid (student loans, grants, scholarships) are available upon admittance to the School of Nursing. Additional information may be found at the Financial Aid Office website at

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