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College of Nursing

Master's Programs

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Family (PMHNP) Curriculum

Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
Fall I
NURS 700 Theoretical and Conceptual Foundation for Nursing 3
NURS 707 Advanced Pathophysiology 

NURS 717


BIOS 700
EDRM 710

Application of Basic Statistics for Nursing and Nursing Services Management


Introduction to Biostatistics
Educational Statistics (not available online)

Spring I
NURS 702 Pharmacologic Management of Pediatric, Adult, and Gerontological Patients Across the Healthcare Delivery Continuum 3
NURS 704* Advanced Health Assessment 3
NURS 708 Conceptual Basis for Family and Community Health Nursing  3
EPID 700 Basic Concepts and Method of Epidemiology 3
Summer I
NURS 718 Diagnostic Interpretation and Therapeutic Modalities 3
NURS 761 Neuroscience:  Mental Health 3
Fall II
NURS 720 Clinical Applications of Population Analysis  3
NURS 731* Management  Psych Mental Health 
NURS 790 Research Methods for Nursing 3
Spring II
NURS 732* Management of Complex Mental Health  3
NURS 791 or Seminar in Clinical Nursing Research (Non-Thesis) 3 or
NURS 799 Thesis Preparation 6
Fall III
NURS 798* APRN Practicum:  PMHNP-Family 3
TOTAL: 45-48

*Course includes clinical practice