- About the College of Nursing
- Assessment Plan
- Community of Nurse Preceptors
- Continuing Nursing Education
- Dean's Welcome Message
- Information Sessions
- News and Upcoming Events
- Nursing Lab and Simulation Center
- Nursing LEADS Newsletter
- Nursing Research & Evaluation
- Pre-Nursing Student Organization
- Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
- Student Nursing Association
- Ways to give to the College of Nursing
Health Science Campus
Collier Building, RM 4405
3000 Arlington Ave
Toledo, OH 43614
Mail Stop 1026
Student Services: 419.383.5810
Undergrad Advisor: 419.530.2673
Graduate Advisor: 419.383.5841
ATTENTION GRADUATE NURSING APPLICANTS:
Graduate application materials are submitted through the Nursing Centralized Application Service(NursingCAS) https://portal.nursingcas.org. A supplemental application is also required and can be found at http://apply.utoledo.edu. Program admission cycle information posted at http://www.utoledo.edu/nursing/grad_checklist.html.
The Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) major is a two-year, full-time course of study with part-time options. The program is designed to prepare advanced practice nurses to care for children in a wide variety of settings. The curriculum features theoretically based and clinically focused courses and includes a minimum of 500 contact hours for clinical practice and selected laboratory experiences. Students who desire full time study should matriculate fall of even numbered years.
To be eligible for admission, applicants must have:
- Baccalaureate from an accredited college/university. Degree in nursing from a school that is accredited by a nationally recognized body for nursing accreditation.
- Overall grade point average of 3.0 in undergraduate work.
- Active, unrestricted, current unencumbered Ohio RN License.
- Completion of an undergraduate statistics course recommended.
- Computer competency that includes word processing skills and ability to communicate electronically.
- Personal statement describing career goals, future plans for employment, and expectations for graduate study.
- Current resume or CV, listing current Ohio RN license number.
- Two College of Nursing recommendation froms completed by professional sources (Master's in Nursing preferred).
- The Graduate Record Examination (General Subject GRE) and TOEFL* or IELTS* are required
for international applicants.
*Minimum required test scores: http://www.utoledo.edu/graduate/prospectivestudents/admission/guidelines.html
- An interview, if requested.
- Admission is competitive.
- Students are required to authorize The University of Toledo to obtain criminal record checks (BCII and FBI) and are responsible for fingerprinting expenses. Students must declare and document misdemeanor and/or felony offenses that occur prior to admission to the nursing program and/or during program progression. In compliance with Ohio Revised Code 4723-7 convictions will result in denial of admission to the program or dismissal after matriculation.
Recommendation Form (PDF)
|Semester I - Fall|
|Course #||Course Title||
|NURS5400||Theoretical & Ethical Foundations of Nursing||
|NURS5680||Advanced Physiology & Pathophysiology||
|NURS5740||Advanced Health Assessment (4 lab hours/week)||
|INDI6000||Introduction to Biostatistical Methods||
|Semester II - Spring|
|NURS5810||PNP I: Care of Children and Concepts of Wellness - odd years only (12 clinical hours/week)||
|NURS5910||Advanced Nursing Research||
|Semester III - Fall|
|NURS5190||Advanced Interpersonal Interventions (4 lab hours/week)||
|NURS5500||Family and Cultural Diversity Theories||
|NURS5820||PNP II: Common Acute and Stable Chronic Illnesses - odd years only (12 clinical hours/week)||
|Semester IV - Spring|
|NURS5530||Public Policy and Health Care||
|NURS5830||PNP III: Complex Chronic Illnesses or Disabilities - even years only (12 clinical hours/week)||
|NURS6140||Advanced Practice Nurse: Roles & Issues||
|CAPSTONE||Field Experience, Thesis or Comprehensive Exam||3|
Total Semester Credits 51