The psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP) is a leadership role as a principal provider of primary health care who treat individuals with psychiatric disorders across the lifespan in a variety of settings. PMHNP students prepared at the DNP level will be clinical experts with the organizational, economic, and leadership skills necessary to critique the literature, promote evidence-based practice, and design programs of care delivery that are functional, economically feasible, and which significantly impact health care outcomes.
The online option is only available to applicants with a master’s degree in same focus and may not be available to students from every state. Click here to determine if the School of Nursing is authorized to enroll online MSN-DNP from your state.
* Courses numbered as “24, 34__” are delivered synchronously via distance technology. Such courses are open only to qualified on-site students as per Policy 438.
Fall Term (Year 1)
- NUR 2044 Nursing Graduate Orientation Module 0 cr.
- NUR 2011/2411* Applied Statistics for Evidence-Based Practice 3 cr.
- NUR 3099/3499* The Science of Health Care Delivery 2 cr.
- NUR 3012/3412* Public Policy in Health Care 2 cr.
- NUR 3013/3413* Ethics in Health Care 1 cr.
Spring Term (Year 1)
- NUR 2680/2480* Introduction to Genetics and Molecular Therapeutics 3 cr.
- NUR 2007/2407* Research for Evidence-Based Practice 2 2 cr.
- NURSP 2091/2491* Finance and Economics for Health Care Leaders 3 cr.
- Cognate 3 cr.
Summer Term (Year 1)
- NURSP 2075/2475* Introduction to Health Informatics 3 cr.
- NUR 3050/3450* or NUR 3052/3452* Grant Writing or (Manuscript Development offered in Spring or Fall Term) 1 cr.
- NURSP 2092/2492* Leadership Development 3 cr.
Fall Term (Year 2)
Spring Term (Year 2)
- NUR 3036 Capstone Project 2 cr.
- NUR 3037 Capstone Clinical 1 cr.
- NURNP 3038 DNP NP Role Practicum 1-10 cr.