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Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

University of Arizona

Postgraduate Certificate Online
24 months
Duration
11136 USD/year
11136 USD/year
10236 USD/year
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About

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner degree offered by the University of Arizona students are prepared as psychiatric mental health care providers to treat people across the life span with psychiatric disorders at a beginning level of practice.

Overview

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner degree offered by the University of Arizona certificate is a four-semester, part-time opportunity for working registered nurses. Campus experiences complement online course content for learning and demonstrating health assessment skills.

Graduates will receive a broad foundation of educational preparation in advanced psychiatric and mental health nursing theories, research and practice across the life span. Health assessment, primary prevention, health care maintenance, clinical decision-making, and illness management are emphasized in the classroom and clinical practica. Upon completion of the program, graduates will be eligible to take a PMHNP national board certifying examination.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Physiology & Pathophysiology
  • Health Assessment
  • Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Advanced Family Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing
  • Issues in Gerontological Health
  • Advanced Family Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing
  • Advanced Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing III: Focus on child and adolescent
  • Residency

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

25 alternative credits

Delivered

Online
  • Fully structured
  • No Attendance
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

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

  • Complete the online University of Arizona Graduate College Application by the international deadline date. For instructions click here.
  • Submit a minimum TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of 550 paper based (PB), 79 internet based (iBT) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) composite score of 7 (no subject area below a 6).
  • Transcripts and Degrees: Submit CGFNS documentation for nursing degrees earned outside of the United States.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11136 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5568 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    11136 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5568 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    10236 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5118 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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