Nursing - Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, M.Sc. | Online (optional) | Fairleigh Dickinson University | Madison, United States
12 months
Duration
857 USD/credit 35994 USD/year
857 USD/credit 35994 USD/year
857 USD/credit 35994 USD/year
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Master of Science in Nursing - Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program at Fairleigh Dickinson University  is designed to prepare students to become advanced practice nurses with advanced knowledge and clinical experience in diagnosing and treating common medical conditions.

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Overview

As a  Nursing - Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program at Fairleigh Dickinson University practitioner, graduates will be qualified to diagnose and treat clients with a wide variety of mental illnesses. Students graduate with an advanced practice nursing (APN) degree and are eligible to take the psychiatric/mental health nurse practitioner exam (ANCC) to become certified in the field.

The program prepares individuals in the following specialties:

  • Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioners
  • Family Nurse Practitioners
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioners
  • Nurse Educators
  • Nurse Administrators
  • Nurse Information System Specialists [Best Nursing Informatics Programs In 2020]

Individuals holding an MSN degree may earn a Post-Master’s Certificate in the following:

  • Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Nurse Educator

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Pathophysiology
  • Advanced Nursing I: Health Assessment
  • Advanced Nursing I: Health Assessment Practicum
  • Advanced Pharmacology
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Family Systems
  • Advanced Psych/MH Nursing Theory I: Families and Children

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
70

Credits

42 SCH

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.2

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
70

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduation from an accredited BSN program
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.2 or higher
  • NJ Registered Nurse licensure
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English
  • Two letters of Recommendation
  • Courses in statistics and nursing research at the undergraduate level
  • A course in health assessment is required for all nurse practitioner tracks and strongly recommended for non-clinical tracks.
  • Personal interview may be required
  • A minimum of 1-year clinical nursing experience

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35994 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 857 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    35994 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 857 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    35994 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 857 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Madison

1793 - 4414 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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.

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