2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Jul 16, 2019  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Graduate Certificate


The College of Nursing offers certificates for nurses who need additional training. A master’s degree in nursing is required for admission. This post-MSN certificate prepares advanced practice nurses for a career as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Advanced practice nursing involves the delivery of care, management of resources, interdisciplinary collaboration, and application of technology, information systems, knowledge, and critical thinking.

The total credit hours will vary depending on the student’s academic record, clinical experience, and objectives. Students must complete a minimum of 12 credit hours. Contact the Assistant Dean, Graduate Studies for more information.

Requirements

Course requirements are NURS 519 , NURS 560 , and NURS 561 , plus additional credit hours determined by the college.

The College of Nursing will observe the following grading scale:

    A    =  92 – 100        4 quality points
    B+  =  88 – 91          3.3 quality points
    B    =  83 – 87          3 quality points
    C+ =  78 – 82          2.3 quality points
    C   =  75 – 77          2 quality points
    D   =  67 – 74          1 quality point
    F    =  66 or below   0 quality points