Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Post Graduate Certificate

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Post Graduate Certificate

Important: This certificate plan is effective for those starting in the fall 2019 through summer 2020. This certificate plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change certificates.

Core Courses
NURS 751Neurobiology and Differential Diagnosis of Mental Disorders3
NURS 752Clinical Psychopharmacology2
NURS 753Psychotherapeutic Theories, Frameworks, and Modalities3
NURS 754Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Practicum I Adult/Gero 14
NURS 755Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Practicum II Pediatrics/Family 25
NURS 821Comprehensive Exam: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Pass) 30
Total Hours17

Notes

  • Students who want to apply certificate courses to a graduate degree program will have to abide by the GPA and grade requirements of that degree
  • No course substitutions allowed in the certificate

Completion Requirements

  • 17 total hours
  • All courses must be completed through Liberty University
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No grade lower than a B may be applied to the certificate
  • Certificate must be completed within 2 years
  • 504 Total Practicum hours required
  • Successful completion of Comprehensive Exam
  • Submission of Certificate Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student’s anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Online Format

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