Pediatric Curriculum

Academics & Admissions

The Pediatric Nurse Practitioner DNP Program admits students every fall and has the following requirements for graduation:

  • 72 (74) Credits*
  • 585 Clinical Hours (min.)
  • The minimum number of combined clinical practicum and DNP project experience hours is 1000. Students, however, may be required to complete more than 1000 hours to meet minimum competency requirements for graduation and certification (when applicable).

More information about the program:

  • This is a four-year program (see the 4-Year Plan of Study)
  • In-person classes meet on our Newark campus

*Pending faculty approval, a 2-credit course may be added to the program, increasing credits from 72 to 74.

2021 Fall Start

Starting Fall 2019


*If you do not complete your project during your project-related courses, you will need to register for a 1-credit project continuation course in subsequent semesters until your project is complete.