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Overview

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.

Learn more about the program and our faculty.

The School of Nursing also offers these other unique combined programs:

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.

University Reputation

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.

Note: This information is current for the 2013-14 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.