The Psychiatric - Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program offered by the University of California, San Francisco prepares students to respond to the mental health needs of persons across the lifespan. Students may select to complete their clinical residency with a specific age group, such as children and youth, or clinical population.
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners provide primary mental health care to patients seeking mental health services in a wide range of settings. This includes the assessment, diagnosis, and management of mental health problems and psychiatric disorders. The program allows for a primary focus on either children or adults.
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners work in a variety of settings, including inpatient, emergency and community-based mental health services. They also provide services in settings such as primary care clinics, forensic settings, schools, substance abuse centers and recovery programs.
Student Stipend Opportunities
UCSF School of Nursing Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner students are eligible for several sources of financial support that are unique for PMHNP students. Students should consider their goals for their educational program and early career when considering which sources of financial support to apply for, since the programs listed below require commitment to both clinical training during your graduate program and post-graduation payback service in specific types of health services.
More informationVisit official programme website
- Comprehensive health assessment
- Pharmacology and health promotion
- Ppsychiatric assessment and symptom management
- Individual, group and family therapy
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Deadline passed
DisciplinesNursing Health Sciences View 1071 other Masters in Health Sciences in United States
- A bachelor's degree in nursing from an NLNAC- or CCNE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program, or experience and licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) with a (U.S.) regionally accredited bachelor's degree in another discipline.
- Evidence of licensure as a registered nurse (RN) is required. Applicants must be licensed as a Registered Nurse in California or in home state of residency at the time of application. While studying in California, international students must be recognized as a registered nurse or a nurse in their country of origin, if RN licensure is unavailable
International11442 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 11442 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
National11442 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 11442 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €6000 to cover your tuition fees.