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2020-21 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-21 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) Certificate


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Academic Advisor for MSN Program
(615) 898-5252
MSNAdvisor@mtsu.edu

The program for the certificate program in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner is designed to be delivered in a hybrid format and to meet the demand for psychiatric providers in the health care field.

Admission Requirements


Admission to the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner certificate program requires

  1. residence in Tennessee;
  2. an unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Tennessee;
  3. a bachelor’s degree in nursing with an overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (conditional admission will be considered with a 2.9 overall B.S.N.GPA);
  4. successful completion of a 3-semester-hour or 4-quarter-hour undergraduate level statistics course;
  5. TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) if needed;
  6. an earned Master of Science (MSN) degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university program.

Application Procedures


Students are advised to contact the School of Nursing before beginning the application procedure. Applications are due by October 1 for spring admission and April 1 for fall admission.

Applicant must

  1. submit application with the appropriate application fee (online at www.mtsu.edu/grad/apply.php);
  2. submit official copies of transcripts including all universities attended;
  3. submit three signed letters of recommendation;
  4. submit an updated vita or resume;
  5. submit a copy of R.N. license.

Certificate Requirements


The Certificate in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner requires completion of 20 hours.

Curriculum: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner


Concentration (3 hours)


Program Notes


Students may be required to take other prerequisite courses as deemed necessary by the SON Admissions Committee and program coordinator.

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