Post-Masters Graduate Certificate in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Practitioner

Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Graduate Certificate program prepares nurses for advanced practice with a focus on mental health issues across the lifespan. The curriculum builds upon four core PMHNP competencies: advanced health assessment (physical and psychosocial); diagnosis (diagnosis of mental disorders, pathophysiology, and neurophysiology); psychotherapy (individual, group, and family); and medication management (pharmacology and psychopharmacology). Upon completion, the graduate is eligible to take the national certification exam.

Program Information

College: Health, Education and Social Transformation

Program Credits: 18 credits

Program Length: 1 year

Cost Per Credit Hour: $444.40

Active Military Cost Per Credit Hour: $250

Program Chair: Karen Pech


NMSU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

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