Plan of Study

The Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program is a lock-step program. Students must complete the coursework as specified in the Plan of Study below and in the Student Handbook for the specific track under which they were admitted. Students must also successfully complete the courses in each semester to progress to the next. Questions related to degree requirements should be directed to the appropriate Associate Dean or Program Director, or staff member in the OSS.

First Semester: Summer C __________
Course Course Title Total Credits Class Credits Clinical Credits Clinical Hours
NUR 682 Advanced Practice Psychopharmacology 2 2    
NUR 684 (C) Advanced Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Therapeutic Interventions 5 3 2 112
Totals = 7 5 2 112
Second Semester: Fall __________
Course Course Title Total Credits Class Credits Clinical Credits Clinical Hours
NUR 683 Theoretical Bases for Adv. Practice Psy. Mental Health Nursing 2 2    
NUR 685 (C) Adv. Practice  Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Preceptorship 4 1 3 168
Totals = 6 3 3 168
Third Semester: Spring __________
Course Course Title Total Credits Class Credits Clinical Credits Clinical Hours
NUR 686 (C) Adv. Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Preceptorship 2 5 1 4 224
Totals = 5 1 4 224
Grand Total for Degree Program = 18 9 9 504
(C) = Clinical