Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Individual/Family Focus
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PSYCHMHNP)


Fall – 1st Semester (Cr/Hr)
N703 Theoretical Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice (3)
N715 Advanced Nursing Practice Roles (1)
N793 Advanced Pathophysiology I (4)

Spring – 2nd Semester
N801 Health Care Systems: Policy & Politics (3)
N806 Evidence Based Nursing Practice & Outcomes of Care (3)

Fall – 3rd Semester
N826 Evidence Based Nursing Project I (2)
N795A Applied Drug Therapy I (3)

Spring – 4th Semester
N701 Advanced Health Assessment (2)
N702 Advanced Health Assessment Lab (1)
N795B Applied Drug Therapy II (3)
N828 Evidence Based Nursing Project II (2)
N854 Diagnosis & Management of Mental Health Disorders (3)

Summer Semester
N728 Advanced Practice Technology and Skills (3)

Fall – 5th Semester
N819 Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing (3)
N822 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Practicum I (4)
N856 Transition to PMHNP Advanced Practice Role I (1)

Spring – 6th Semester
N921 Complex Issues in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing (3)
N922 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Practicum II (4)
N923 Transition to PMHNP Advanced Practice Role II (1)

Fall – 7th Semester
N901 Organizational Systems & Leadership (3)
N902 Population & Social Determinants of Health (3)
N952 Advanced Nursing Practice Preceptorship (3)

Spring – 8th Semester
N824 Advanced Pathophysiology II (2)
N956 Practice Management (2)
N959 Evidence Based Nursing Project III (3)
N960 Residency – Clinical (2)

Fall – 9th Semester
N960 Residency – Project (4)

Total Required Credit Hours for Doctor of Nursing Practice –Postbaccalaureate Degree
*Must take a minimum of 3 credit hours for elective courses.