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Psych-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Northern Kentucky University

22 months
Duration
16565 USD/year
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About

The online Master of Science in Psych-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program at Northern Kentucky University covers the full scope of practice, integrating the diagnosis, treatment and management of mental health disorders for patients across the lifespan. 

Overview

You will learn to treat individuals and families with acute or chronic psychiatric needs using comprehensive assessment, psycho-social intervention, and prescription medications.

Learning outcomes

Coursework for this 46 credit-hour Psych-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program at Northern Kentucky University is delivered online with embedded supervised clinical residencies in a variety of settings—and is designed to help you achieve your psychiatric mental health nurse certification. Our MSN – PMHNP graduates have an impressive 100% pass rate on the ANCC Family Psych NP exam.Mental health nursing courses synthesize neuroscientific principles, neurophysiological theory, and a broad range of therapeutic methods—including how to incorporate variables of lifestyle, culture, religion, socio-economics, and genetics into risk assessments. 

Curriculum emphasizes advanced psychopharmacology and aligns with NKU's strategic mission to address a regional opioid issue and our overall commitment to promoting population health as agents of change.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Psychopathopharmacology
  • Psych-Mental Health Assessment and Diagnosis
  • Psychotherapy for Psych-Mental Health NP
  • Management of Psych-Mental Health Disorders

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 22 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

46 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All students can complete NKU's Online Application to begin the process of applying to NKU. 
  • $40 application fee
  • Submit passport photocopy
  • Official Transcripts
  • Proof of English Fluency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16565 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30370 USD for the full programme during 22 months.
  • National

    16565 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30370 USD for the full programme during 22 months.

Living costs for Highland Heights

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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