Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) Programs

Neonatal nurse practitioner programs are designed to prepare students to provide and manage nursing care of newborns and infants through the second year of life. Neonatal nurse practitioners provide parents and families with counseling and education pertinent to the promotion of newborn and infant wellness. Neonatal nurse practitioners will assess, diagnose, treat and manage acute and chronic illnesses in the newborn to 2 year old spectrum.

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Online Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Programs

Typically a neonatal nurse practitioner program is designed to prepare nurses with at least two years of neonatal nursing experience for advanced practice in neonatal nursing. Neonatal nurse practitioner programs are offered as master’s degree programs, post-master’s certificates and as specializations in DNP programs. Some nursing schools are now offering online neonatal nurse practitioner programs, which can be found below as well. Request information from the neonatal nurse practitioner programs that meet your personal and professional needs. Check out the career article: Neonatal Nursing if you have not yet entered the nursing field or if you just want to learn more about neonatal nursing.

Popular Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Programs

Online

University of Missouri – Kansas City – School of Nursing

UMKC School of Nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Programs Offered Online: Pre-Licensure BSN, RN to BSN (online), MSN – [Tracks: Adult Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (online), Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (online), Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (online), Nurse Educator (online)], Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (PhD)

Colorado

Regis University – Loretto Height School of Nursing

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The Loretto Heights School of Nursing is accredited by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing – Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (AACN-CCNE).

Programs Offered: Traditional BSN, Accelerated BSN, CHOICE BSN (for students employed by a health care organization), MS, Nursing – (Tracks: Leadership in Health Care Systems, Family Nurse Practitioner, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, Post-Master’s Certificate in the same tracks as the MS, MS Articulation for Nurse Practitioners, MS Completion for Nurse Practitioners

Illinois

Rush University – College of Nursing

Nursing students may be eligible to complete all or a portion of their clinical site requirements at a clinical site near their home. If not, there are a number of clinical sites in the Chicago area that faculty will assist in setting up for the student. The Rush University – College of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Programs Offered: MSN – (Tracks: Acute Care NP, Acute/Chronic Care Pediatric NP, Adult NP, Adult/Gerontological NP, Anesthesia, Family NP, Gerontological NP, Neonatal NP, Pediatric NP, Psychiatric NP), Post-Master’s certificates are offered for all ten NP tracks, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (PhD)

Missouri

University of Missouri – Kansas City – School of Nursing

UMKC School of Nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Programs Offered Online: Pre-Licensure BSN, RN to BSN (online), MSN – [Tracks: Adult Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (online), Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (online), Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (online), Nurse Educator (online)], Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (PhD)

Nebraska

Creighton University School of Nursing

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Located in Omaha, NE, Creighton University School of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The accelerated second degree BSN program is began over thirty years ago and is one of the oldest of its kind in the United States.

Programs Offered: BSN, Part-Time BSN, Accelerated BSN, RN to BSN, Part-Time MSN, RN to MSN, MSN – (APRN Tracks: Adult Acute Care and Adult NP, Family Nurse NP, Neonatal NP, Acute Care Pediatric NP, Behavioral Health NP, Public/Global Health Nurse, CNS, CNL), Post-Master’s, DNP

New York

Columbia University School of Nursing – New York

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All Nursing programs offered at the Columbia University School of Nursing are accredited by the Collegiate Commission of Nursing Education (CCNE) and the New York State Education Department.

Programs Offered: BSN, Accelerated BS/MS, MSN – (Specializations: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Adult Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Anesthesia, Nurse Midwifery, Oncology Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner), University Statutory Certificate for Nurses with an NP and a Master’s who want additional specialization, MS Completion, MSN/MBA, MSN/MPH, DNP, PhD

University of Rochester School of Nursing

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The Baccalaureate nursing programs and the Master’s nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Programs Offered: Part-Time BSN, Accelerated BSN (for Second Degree Students), Part-Time MSN, Accelerated MSN (for Second Degree students), RN to MSN, MSN – (Tracks: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Adult Nurse Practitioner, Adult Nurse Practitioner/Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, Care of Children and Families (Pediatric Nurse Practitioner), Care of Children and Families (Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with Pediatric Behavioral Health Specialization), Care of Children and Families (Pediatric Nurse Practitioner/Neonatal Nurse Practitioner), Family Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Adult/Family), PhD, DNP

University of Rochester School of Nursing, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box SON, Rochester, NY 14642

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