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Psychiatric - Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

University of California, San Francisco

M.Sc.
24 months
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11442 USD/year
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About

The Psychiatric - Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program offered by the University of California, San Francisco provides information about primary mental health care to patients seeking mental health services in a wide range of settings.

Overview

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Comprehensive health assessment
  • Pathophysiology
  • Pharmacology and health promotion
  • Ppsychiatric assessment and symptom management
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Individual, group and family therapy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11442 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11442 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    11442 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11442 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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