MSN to DNP Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) Curriculum (onsite & online)

The psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP) is a leadership role as a principal provider of primary health care who treat individuals with psychiatric disorders across the lifespan in a variety of settings. PMHNP students prepared at the DNP level will be clinical experts with the organizational, economic, and leadership skills necessary to critique the literature, promote evidence-based practice, and design programs of care delivery that are functional, economically feasible, and which significantly impact health care outcomes.

The online option is only available to applicants with a master’s degree in same focus. 

* Courses  with a "D" can be delivered synchronously via distance technology. Such courses are open only to qualified on-site students as per Policy 438

Fall Term (Year 1)

Spring Term (Year 1)

  • NUR 2680/2680D* Introduction to Genetics and Molecular Therapeutics 3 cr.
  • NUR 3031/3031D* Methodologies for Doctorate of Nursing Practice Projects 2 cr. 
  • NURSP 2091/2091D Finance and Economics for Health Care Leaders 3 cr.
  •  Cognate 3 cr.

Summer Term (Year 1)

Fall Term (Year 2) 

  • NURSP 2061/2061D* Organizational and Management Theory 3 cr.
  • Cognate 3 cr.

Spring Term (Year 2)

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