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Master of Nursing Nursing with a Concentration in Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist (MSN)

Pam Bishop, Program Director

The School of Nursing offers a curriculum leading to the degree of Master of Science in Nursing with an advanced practice area of Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist.  The program of study prepares students as expert clinicians in the application of evidence-based knowledge within the realms of nursing interventions, teaching and research. 

The program requires course content in theory, research, education, and Pediatric CNS professional and clinical cores. The curriculum is designed to prepare nurses as Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialists. Graduates of this program are eligible to sit for the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) Acute Care Pediatric (ACCNS-P) Exam. The MSN - Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist is offered in a hybrid format.