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Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

Our program focuses on the family as well as the infant through their first year of life, and prepares you for leadership in a variety of settings, like intensive care nurseries, well baby nurseries, home care, and high-risk follow-up programs.


Our renowned Neonatal Nurse Practitioner program focuses on building future leaders in the field through clinical practice, hands-on education, and robust research opportunities. Not to mention, we take on finding the right preceptor for you - an added Penn Nursing benefit.   

Study options

We offer the program full-time, part-time, or as a post-Master’s certificate.


When you complete the program, you’ll be qualified to apply for national certification from the National Certification Corporation (NCC) as well as recognition, certification, and/or licensure by other states. Graduates are also eligible to become certified by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as Neonatal Certified Registered Nurse Practitioners.