The combined Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) with School Nurse Services Credential (SNSC) and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) prepares registered nurses who have completed a bachelor’s degree to be effective practitioners of school health, and the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certificate prepares them to provide primary care for children in a variety of other settings.
In addition to WASC and CCNE accreditation, the SNSC and PNP specialty is approved by the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing and the National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission.
Students enrolling in the SNSC and PNP specialty should familiarize themselves with the MSN prerequisites and course requirements.
The School of Nursing also offers these other unique combined programs:
- Adult CNS and Adult NP
- Parent-Child CNS and Pediatric NP
- School Nurse Services Credential (SNSC) and Family NP
School of Nursing Accreditation
Azusa Pacific University is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). In addition, programs in the nursing school are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and the California Board of Registered Nursing.
Azusa Pacific University continues to be recognized annually among the nation’s best colleges, landing in the most prestigious category of U.S.News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges 2014 rankings (Tier One, No. 173), and being named 1 of 124 institutions in The Princeton Review’s Best Western Colleges 2014.