Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, M.S.

Care for patients in all areas of psychiatric mental health in USJ’s PMHNP Program

USJ’s graduate Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program prepares you for advanced practice and board certification that will allow you to care for patients across the lifespan.

Students that earn an RN in our PMHNP program manage care for patients in all areas and phases of psychiatric mental health treatment and make a positive impact in their community.

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Program Facts

Accreditation

The University of Saint Joseph is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, The Doctor of N Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202.887.6791 (https://www.aacnnursing.org/CCNE).

Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, M.S.

Program Outcomes

  • Clinical learning experiences occur at a variety of health care agencies
  • Prepares you for leadership and change-agent roles in health promotion and therapeutic clinical practice
  • Teaches you to administer, consult, educate, and research as part of the advanced practice role in Nursing
  • Career Opportunities: inpatient and outpatient settings, intensive outpatient facilities, private practice, and community health clinics.

Advantages

  • USJ’s seven-semester Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program prepares you to sit for the required comprehensive exam in your final year of the program.
  • The program teaches leadership and change-agent roles in health promotion and therapeutic clinical practice.

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    Questions?

    Contact:
    Mary Lou Graham, APRN, MSN, MA, LPC, RN
    Program Director of Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) and Psych Certificate programs
    Phone: 860.231.5593
    Email: [email protected]

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