Curriculum

Some of the graduate program didactic courses are only available in an online format and others may also be available in the classroom. More information about the delivery formats of specific courses is available below. The graduate program advisor can provide additional details about the sequencing of courses and any eligibility requirements.

Post-Master's (non-APRN) Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

A curriculum for PMHNP
Course NumberCourse TitleDelivery FormatCredit Hours
NUR 50000 Theoretical Constructs in Nursing Hybrid 3
NUR 50200* Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice Nursing Online (Asynchronous)
Classroom
3
NUR 50300* Advanced Health Assessment — 45 Clinical Hours Classroom 3
NUR 50500 Sociocultural Influences on Health Hybrid 2
NUR 50700* Physiologic Concepts for Advanced Practice Nursing Online 4
NUR 51000 Research and Evidence-based Nursing Practice Hybrid 3
NUR 51100* Health Promotion for Advanced Practice in Nursing — 45 Clinical Hours Online (Asynchronous)
Classroom
3
NUR 52200* Psychopharmacology Across the Lifespan Hybrid 2
NUR 52500* Informatics in Nursing Hybrid 3
NUR 53800* Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Roles and Therapeutic Modalities Hybrid 2
NUR 53900* Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Roles and Therapeutic Modalities Preceptorship — 140 Clinical Hours Hybrid 2
NUR 54400* Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nursing Across the Lifespan I Hybrid 3
NUR 54500* Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nursing Across the Lifespan I Preceptorship — 210 Clinical Hours Hybrid 3
NUR 57600* Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nursing Across the Lifespan II Hybrid 3
NUR 57700* Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nursing Across the Lifespan II Preceptorship — 210 Clinical Hours Hybrid 3
NUR 63200 Health Policy: Local to Global Online 3
NUR 67400* Qualitative Initiatives, Leadership APN Hybrid 2
NUR 67500* Role Transition and Synthesis Online (Asynchronous)
Classroom
2
Total credits organized by type.
Course TypeTotal Credits
Graduate Nursing Core 14 credit hours
Advanced Practice Nursing Core 17 credit hours
Family Nurse Practitioner Specialty Curriculum 18 credit hours
Total 49 credit hours


*Courses are required.

All other courses will be reviewed during individual GAP analysis.

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Sample Plan of Study

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