Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Post-Master's Certificate (NU.PSYC.PM.C)

APN Core (9 credits) 1
NU-521Pathophysiology and Histology 23
NU-524Pharmacology for Advanced Nursing Practice 23
NU-535Advanced Health Assessment 23
APN Concentration (6 credits)
NU-543Diagnosis and Treatment of Psychopathology 13
NU-544PDiagnosis and Treatment of Psychopathology Practicum2
NU-544SDiagnosis and Treatment of Psychopathology Seminar 11
Clinical Specialty (18 credits)
NU-669Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing I: Practice with Children and Adolescents 13
NU-670PPsychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Nursing I: Practice with Children and Adolescents Practicum2
NU-670SPsychiatric Mental Health Nursing I: Practice with Children and Adolescents Seminar 11
NU-671Advanced Practice Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing II: Psychopharmacology and Introduction to Therapy 13
NU-672PAdvanced Practice Psychiatric/ Mental Health Nursing Practicum II2
NU-672SAdvanced Practice Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing Seminar II 11
NU-673Advanced Practice Psychiatric/ Mental Health Nursing III 13
NU-674PAdvanced Practice Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing Practicum III2
NU-674SAdvanced Practice Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing Seminar III 11
Total Credits33
1

Must be passed with a grade of "B" or better

2

May be waived if the student has completed equivalent courses at the graduate level with a grade of "B" (3.0) or better 

  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree with a 3.0 GPA and a master’s degree in nursing.
  2. A current New Jersey RN license, a year of experience as a registered nurse and proof of a current $1,000,000 to $3,000,000 liability and malpractice policy. A year of experience in the enrolled specialty track is required to begin the clinical specialty practicum.
  3. A personal statement (one or two pages) outlining professional goals.
  4. Two letters of recommendation. 
  5. A college-level course in health assessment. (An appropriate continuing education course may be substituted at the program director’s discretion for the nursing practitioner tracks.) This requirement does not apply to the Nursing Administration concentration.
  6. Résumé.