Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
This 48-credit Master's program prepares nurses for roles as advanced practice registered nurses delivering psychiatric and mental health services. Psychiatric/mental health nurse practitioners provide mental health treatment, preventive services, consultation and leadership in hospitals, clinics, community settings and private practice. Through coursework and 630 hours of supervised clinical experience, students learn to provide these services autonomously and in collaboration with other mental health professionals. Graduates of this program meet the educational requirements for board certification by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. They are also eligible for New York State NP certification.