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Nursing - Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

24 months
Duration
990 USD/credit
990 USD/credit
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About

The Nursing - Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program of Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences lets students work directly with individuals or families with psychiatric disorders, providing expert care, support and compassion.

Overview

The Nursing - Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program of Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences builds on your bachelor’s degree in nursing so you can advance your career with a specialty in psychiatric mental health nursing practice.

Program highlights

Aside from a total of three on-campus meetings, this part-time program’s coursework is offered entirely online with clinical experience in your community, giving you the flexibility to continue to work. You’ll gain a firm foundation in the diagnosis and management of conditions such as dementia, depression, anxiety and other psychiatric problems as well as the interaction of pharmacological agents. When you graduate, you’ll be eligible to sit for the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner certification examination given by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and advance your career.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Role Development for Advanced Practice Nursing
  • Advanced Pathophysiology
  • Advanced Pharmacology
  • Scholarship for Advanced Nursing: Building an Evidence-Based Practice
  • Human Diversity, Social, and Policy Issues
  • Advanced Health Assessment Across the Lifespan

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National applicants - Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

Credits

45 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree in nursing from an accredited college or university
  • A current unencumbered license to practice nursing in the jurisdiction where experiential learning will occur
  • Ability to attend three required on site (MCPHS-Worcester) residencies
  • Completed MCPHS Application
  • Official college transcripts from every college attended
  • 1 professional letter of recommendation
  • Photocopy of current RN license
  • Resume (may be included within application or as a separate document)
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    990 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 990 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    990 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 990 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • per credit hours: 990 USD

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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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