Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science

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Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Curriculum Plan

The MSN Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program requires the completion of 46 academic units. Course sequencing for full-time study is outlined below. Part-time study is also available.


Fall Semester, Year One

APNC 520 Pathophysiology 3 units
APNC 521 APRN Physical Assessment and Diagnosis 4 units
DNPC 611 Methods of Translational Science 3 units
NPTC 627 Primary Mental Health Care I: Biopsychosocial Foundations of Behavior and Psychopathology 3 units


Spring Semester, Year One

APNC 523 Pharmacology in Health Management 3 units
NPTC 651 Primary Mental Health Care II: Psychiatric Assessment and Diagnoses 5 units


Summer Session, Year One

NPTC 624 Primary Mental Health III: Psychopharmacology 5 units


Fall Semester, Year Two

DNPC 648 Health Policy Analysis 3 units
NPTC 653 Primary Mental Health IVA: Individual Psychotherapy I 7 units


Spring Semester, Year Two

NPTC 655 Primary Mental Health IVB: Individual Psychotherapy II 5 units
NPTC 657 Primary Mental Health V: Psychotherapy with Group and Family Systems 5 units


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