Degree Requirements

The Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program is a lock-step program.  Students must complete the coursework as specified in the Plan of Study for the specific track under which they were admitted and as listed in the Academic Bulletin and the Student Handbook.  Students must also successfully complete the courses in each semester to progress to the next.  Questions related to degree requirements should be directed to the appropriate Associate Dean or Program Director, or staff member in the OSS.

Plan of Study

The Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program is a lock-step program.  Students must complete the coursework as specified in the Plan of Study below and in the Student Handbook for the specific track under which they were admitted.  Students must also successfully complete the courses in each semester to progress to the next.  Questions related to degree requirements should be directed to the appropriate Associate Dean or Program Director, or staff member in the OSS.

Spring IHoursClass CreditsClinical Credits
NUR 682 Advanced Practice Psychopharmacology 2    
NUR 684 Advanced Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Therapeutic Interventions 5    
 Total for Semester7
Summer I
NUR 683 Theoretical Bases for Advanced Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing 2    
NUR 685 Advanced Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Preceptorship 4    
 Total for Semester6
Fall I
NUR 686 Advanced Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Preceptorship II 5    
 Total for Semester5
 Total Program18