Graduate Certificate – Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

 

    Program type: Graduate Certificate Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

    Total credit hours: 5*

    Estimated program cost: Tuition for completing this program within normal time:

    $10,579.91 Total for tuition and Associated Fees Tuition $8,508.15 ($459.90 per credit hour 18.5 credit hours)

Associated fees:

  • Clinical Hour Fee Total $1812.20 ($213.20 per credit hour/8.5 credit hours)
  • Information Technology Fee $259.56 ($14.03 per credit hour/18.5 credit hours)
    Typical costs for books and supplies: The cost for required books and supplies is estimated to be $1424

*This price is for illustrative purposes only. Your tuition, fees, and supply costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, course choices at Mizzou and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.

  • PMHNP average median salary: $107,460

 

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Program Overview

Students who pursue the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner area of study will be prepared as expert clinicians to deliver evidence based advanced primary mental health care to individuals of all ages (e.g., children, adolescents, adults) and their families in a variety of healthcare settings, including in rural and underserved populations. The student will engage in independent and interdependent decision-making, managing psychotropic medications, and delivering psychotherapeutic, and psychoeducation interventions.

Why is our Graduate Certificate a good choice for nurses?

Delivery of this program is 100% online: no campus visits are required.

Taking 2 classes each semester, will allow you to finish the program in one year.

Course work will help you:

  • Expand your professional/clinical expertise
  • Enhance your career advancement potential
  • Develop partnerships with communities and populations
  • Enlarge your professional network
  • Fulfill the pursuit of lifelong learning

Graduate Certificate Cost & Tuition

Estimated cost for this program is $10,579.91 for 18.5 credit hours of coursework that is 100% online.

Required Course Work List

 

Course #

Course Name

Total Credit hours

Didactic hours

Clinical credit/clinical hours

N8610

Diagnostics & Psychopharmacology for Mental Health Nurses

3.5

2

1.5 (90 hrs)

N8620

Brief individual Psychotherapy for Mental Health Nurses

3.5

2

1.5 (90 hrs)

N8640

Group Therapy & Social Skills Training

3.5

2

1.5 (90 hrs)

N8660

Mental Health Nursing Interventions for Families

3.5

2

1.5 (90 hrs)

N8680

Pediatric Mental Health Assessment & Treatment

3.5

2

1.5 (90 hrs)

N8980

Advanced Clinical Nursing Practicum

1

0

1 (60 hrs)

 

Total Hours

18.5

10

8.5 (510 hrs)