Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (M.S.)
Prepare to meet the psychiatric and mental heath needs of clients, communities, agencies and educational systems.
Millions of Americans are affected by mental health conditions every year. The Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) track prepares you as a qualified practitioner to serve mental health patients across the lifespan.
- Program type:
- Master's Degree
- Est. time to complete:
- 2 - 3 years
- Credit hours:
Why Study Psychiatric-Mental Health at UND?
The Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) program is offered online.
Upon completion of the program, you will be able to:
- Demonstrate advanced practice skills in providing mental health care across the patient's lifespan;
- Assume the roles and behaviors of an PMHNP primary care provider using research, leadership, management and teaching strategies;
- Demonstrate unique roles of a PMHNP while collaborating within an interdisciplinary team;
- Apply ethical reasoning skills and legal standards to PMHNP practice; and,
- Contribute to the development of psychiatric mental health policy, nursing practice and the profession.
The baccalaureate degree in nursing, master's degree in nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice at UND are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.