Prepare to provide holistic mental health care integrating neuroscientific principles of behavior, experience and psychopharmacology with psychotherapy, consultation and trauma-related care.
The certificate is restricted to students who hold a master’s degree in nursing. The curriculum augments prior graduate study through advanced practice preparation. This curriculum prepares nurses to sit for national certification as a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner.
Learn Any Time
Fit education around your work and home life with flexible, online delivery of program coursework.
Gain hands-on clinical experience with preceptors and telehealth delivery to patients in rural areas.
Learn in campus immersions with simulation tools, simulators and robotics replicating real scenarios.
What You’ll Study
This post-master’s graduate certificate program is a minimum of 18 credits (32 for non-APRNs) and takes a minimum of four semesters (six semesters for non-APRNs) to complete. The program includes didactic, clinical and immersion requirements.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Breaking down complex problems or situations to identify patterns, connections and solutions
Learning about and respecting diverse cultures and beliefs
Understanding and sharing the feelings of others, and demonstrating compassion and support
Exchanging information and ideas through speaking, writing or other means of expression
Analyzing and evaluating information to make informed decisions or judgments
Understanding what others are saying to facilitate effective communication
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.
- Nurse-Managed Clinic Employee
- Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Nurse
- Home Health Specialist
- Private Psychiatrist
- Addiction Center Specialist
- Health Care
- Mental Health Care