The Family PMHNP program prepares nurses with FNP, ANP or Psychiatric CNS status to become eligible for certification as a psychiatric nurse practitioner.
PMHNPs provide treatment of psychiatric disorders for individuals, families and groups in a variety of clinical settings, using therapeutic techniques and pharmacological treatments and interventions. It will enable the student to expand their abilities and opportunities in current practice and future employment options. This program prepares the student to meet eligibility requirements for ANCC certification.
The PMHNP offers two tracks for post-graduate students:
The School of Nursing is committed to the highest standards of graduate education in a student friendly environment. The program is part-time and may be completed in 4 semesters, allowing the student time for work and family obligations. Courses are offered in a hybrid format combining both online and on-campus classes.
Graduates are prepared to sit for the ANCC Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner exam.
Final Approval is pending from the Higher Learning Commission
Certificate Course Requirements