Family Psychiatric Mental Health Programs

MS in Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing with Nurse Practitioner (NP) Certification

The Master of Science in Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing with Nurse Practitioner Certificate program is a 49-credit program designed for those who are interested in the field of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing and want to pursue an advanced role as a Nurse Practitioner. Students will be prepared and eligible to apply for state licensure and to sit for national certification as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner across the lifespan.

Semester I (Fall) Credits
N502 Advanced Health Assessment 3
N600 Advanced Quantitative Analysis 3
N532 Health Care Delivery Systems 3
N518 Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology Across the Lifespan 3
(Total Credits) 12
Semester II (Spring) Credits
N601 Theoretical and Conceptual Analysis 3
N519 Advanced Pharmacology 3
N521 Nursing in Family Practice I 3
N565 Psychiatric Mental Health NP Role I 4
(Total Credits) 13
Semester III (Fall) Credits
N535 Scientific Inquiry: Application 2
N566 Therapeutic Intervention Across the Lifespan 4
N562 Psychopharmacology 2
N563 Psychiatric Mental Health NP Role II 4
(Total Credits) 12
Semester IV (Spring) Credits
N570 Proseminar 2
N567 Therapeutic Interventions with Families and Groups 3
N564 Psychiatric Mental Health NP Role III 4
Elective Or N598 Elective OR Thesis 3
(Total Credits) 12
   
Total Credits 49

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Post MS - Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certification

The Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certification program is a 33 credit program designed for those who already have a Master of Science in Nursing are interested in the field of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing and want to pursue an advanced role as a Nurse Practitioner. Students who already have Nurse Practitioner certification in another field may request a waiver for coursework already taken. The student must provide syllabi to be eligible for waiver consideration. Students will be prepared and eligible to apply for state licensure and to sit for national certification as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner across the lifespan.

Semester I (Fall) Credits
N502 Advanced Health Assessment 3
N518 Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology Across the Lifespan 3
(Total Credits) 6
Semester II (Spring) Credits
N519 Advanced Pharmacology 3
N521 Nursing Family Practice I 3
N565 Psychiatric Mental Health NP Role I 4
(Total Credits) 10
Semester III (Fall) Credits
N566 Therapeutic Intervention Across the Lifespan 4
N562 Psychopharmacology 2
N563 Psychiatric Mental Health NP Role II 4
(Total Credits) 10
Semester IV (Spring) Credits
N567 Therapeutic Interventions with Families and Groups 3
N564 Psychiatric Mental Health NP Role III 4
(Total Credits) 7
   
Total Credits 33

Courses in italics may be waived with documentation.

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MS in Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing (NON-qualifying for Nurse Practitioner (NP) licensure)

The Master of Science in Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing is a 49 credit program designed for those who are interested in the field of Psychiatric Nursing and want to pursue an advanced role in the areas of Educator or Administrator.

Semester I (Fall) Credits
N502 Advanced Health Assessment 3
N600 Advanced Quantitative Analysis
N518 Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology Across the Lifespan
N532 Nursing and Health Care Delivery Systems
(Total Credits) 12
Semester II (Spring) Credits 
N601 Theoretical and Conceptual Analysis
N519 Advanced Pharmacology
N521 Nursing Family Practice I
N565 Role I (Educator, Administrator or CNS)
 (Total Credits) 13 
 Semester III (Fall) Credits 
N535 Scientific Inquiry: Application
N566 Therapeutic Intervention Across the Lifespan
N562 Psychopharmacology
N563 Role II (Educator, Administrator or CNS)
(Total Credits)  12 
Semester IV (Spring) Credits 
N570 Proseminar
N567 Therapeutic Interventions with Families and Groups
N564 Role III (Educator, Administrator or CNS)
Elective or N598 Elective OR Thesis
(Total Credits)  12 
   
Total Credits  49 

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Last Updated: 4/8/14