Acute care pediatric nurse practitioner Courses

University of Missouri-Kansas City
Master of science in nursing
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On-campus residencies are required for the online programs. Faculty will provide more information prior to each scheduled on-campus residency which occurs during your clinical course work. Online course work may require synchronous online class times. These dates are scheduled in advance and communicated on the schedule for the semester.

Successful completion of the program requires 52 credit hours of course work.

Course planner

The chart below shows the courses offered in this program. Courses are 3 credit hours each, unless stated otherwise. The University reserves the right to change or cancel courses as needed.

Nondegree-seeking enrollment

Prior to acceptance into the program, you may enroll in up to 6 credit hours as a nondegree-seeking (in some cases, post-baccalaureate) student. Enrollment does not guarantee acceptance. Learn more about nondegree-seeking university student admissions.

State authorization

States require that the University of Missouri-Kansas City be authorized to deliver university-level distance/online education to their residents. Each state handles this process differently.

Please see our state authorization page for more information.

  • Program authorized
  • Program authorized with stipulations
  • Program not authorized

Not authorized

Students residing in some states are not eligible to enroll in this program. See our state authorization page for a full list of states in which this program is not authorized.

Authorized with stipulations

Authorized with stipulations

Students residing in some states may be eligible to enroll in this program, but certain stipulations exist. See our state authorization page for a full list of states in which certain stipulations exists for this program.

Learn more about this program

This program is administered by the School of Nursing and Health Studies